The Atletico Madrid striker, like his illustrious predecessors, was also sanctioned by the Spanish taxman.
Diego Costa was sentenced to six months in prison.
The Mundo Deportivo writes it.
The Atletico Madrid striker pleaded guilty to the tax evasion offense.
Diego Costa failed to pay 1.1 million to state houses .
The player of Brazilian origin will have to pay a fine to avoid prison.
It was the Inland Revenue that denounced Diego Costa for tax evasion.
This was during the period when the center forward had moved to England to wear the Chelsea shirt .
The player admitted his guilt.
Then he reached an agreement for the payment of a penalty of 36 thousand euros.
To which will be added another 500 thousand euros.
The club has decided to pay him a salary so that he can cover the expense.
The crime, according to the newspaper, dates back to 2014.
2014 was the worst year for Diego Costa.
We recently talked about Diego Costa about 2014.
In that year he was forced to recover quickly from his injury to play in the Champions League final.
Later his Atletico lost against Real.
To speed up his recovery, Diego Costa was treated with the horse placenta.
The Spanish national team forward has called these treatments the worst moment of his football career . (source ANSA).
Source: Blitz Quotidiano