When Douglas Costa gets into full flow, he’s virtually a blur. Unless you’ve seen it, it’s hard to understand just how rapid he is. His driving runs, ball at feet, elicit great roars of delight from the fans – and it is exhilarating to see the opposition powerless to stop his advances. Yet Costa’s energy is also paired with Brazilian flair, making for a potent cocktail of talents.
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This left-footed control was a declaration of intent. A way of saying: “Nice to meet you. I’m Douglas Costa.” Before darting off, away down the wing.
If you come up against an obstacle, you change direction. Easier said than done, unless you’re Douglas Costa.
Douglas celebrates his goal against Chievo. Yet perhaps the celebration is also a way of showing where his long, unpredictable journey towards the opposition goal began…