• 05-FEB-2014

adidas sign hot property Diego Costa

adidas are delighted to announce the signing of Spanish striker Diego Costa as an official adidas ambassador.

Over the last two seasons Diego Costa has risen to prominence as one of the hottest properties in world football and is amongst the top goalscorers in La Liga and Europe this term.Costa signs with adidas ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil where, if chosen, he will represent Spain at the finals.

Upon signing with adidas, Diego Costa said: "I'm delighted to sign with adidas who are the true leaders in global football. The brand has a fantastic history but they are also at the forefront when it comes to innovation, which is why I was drawn to them so much. I look forward to great success wearing adidas boots and I'm proud to join the group of other great players adidas sponsors."

Gregory Fernandez, adidas Global Director of Player Management and Scouting said: "With Costa firing on all cylinders he has been targeted by top clubs, national sides and now by the world's top football brand. adidas has always associated with the world's best talent and we are very pleased to link up with Diego Costa."

Costa will wear the adizero f50 range of boots on-pitch, joining a prolific and illustrious group that includes the likes of Leo Messi, Gareth Bale and Luis Suarez.