THE JUVE STORY's WORLD CUP PROFILE | DOUGLAS COSTA
Flash Do Brazil | Douglas Costa da Souza
His lightning fast super-hero-like dribbles up and down the wing are the stuff of legend. If he doesn't put it in the back of the net himself, he makes the assist — one way or another Douglas Costa has a knack for causing the scoreboard to light up.
(illustration by Marco and Mauro La Villa)
POSITION | Winger
JUVENTUS NO. | 11
BRAZIL NO. | 7
BORN |September 14, 1990
BIRTH CITY | Sapucaia do Sul, Brazil
PRE-JUVE TEAM | Bayern Munich
JUVENTUS | Serie A Scudetto ( 2018), Coppa Italia (2018)
BAYERN MUNICH | Bundesliga (2016, 2017), DFB-Pokal(2016), DFL-Supercup(2016)
Douglas Costa's Juve Story
On 12 July 2017, Costa joined Juventus on loan until the end of the 2017–18 season, for €6 million. Juventus has an option to make the move permanent on 1 July 2018, for an additional €40 million fee (plus €1M in bonuses). On 13 August, he made his club debut, coming on as a substitute in a 3–2 defeat to Lazio in the 2017 Supercoppa Italiana. On 14 October, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2–1 home defeat to Lazio. In his debut season he led the league in dribbles (106) and recorded the second-most assists (14) in Seria A.
On June 7, 2018, Juventus made his loan move permanent, signing Costa to a four-year deal for a fee of €40 million plus bonus. (Source: Wikipedia / Read more here.)