Douglas Costa Biography

( 1990 - )
February 14, 2019
First published on:April 2, 2018
by John Max

Facts of Douglas Costa

Date of Birth: 1990, September 14
Age: 29 years old
Birth Nation: Brazil
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Birth Name Douglas Costa de Souza
Birth Place Sapucaia do Sul, Brazil
Famous Name Douglas Costa
Father Antonio Valmor de Souza
Mother Marlene Costa de Souza
Net Worth Above $ 15 million
Salary €8 Million
Nationality Brazilian
Currently Working For Juventus as loan from Bayern Munich
Currently Married N/A
Married to N/A
Divorce Luisa Ramous
Tatto(s) Yes

Douglas Costa de Souza simply known as Douglas Costa is a Brazilian professional football player who plays a winger for  Italian Serie  A Club, Juventus. A full international since 2014, he has represented Brazil national team both as a junior and senior level playing at various tournaments including 2015 Copa América and the 2018 FIFA World Cup. 

 

Regarding his personal life, the twenty-eight years old is possibly single at the moment. He was previously married but the affair ended in divorce. He currently has an estimated net worth of $15 million

Douglas Costa Net worth  and Salary

As of 2019, Douglas Costa has an estimated net worth over $15 Million. According to the source, his annual salary is around €8 million with a weekly salary of €153,846.  His current market worth is in the region of €45 million, as of December 2018.

CAPTION: Douglas Costa with his car, Audi SOURCE: Taddlr

In his first season with Bayern, Costa received £71 000 as a weekly wage which later increased to €100,000 next season.

 He has a fleet of cars including an Audi. Besides, he owns a luxurious condo in Sunny Isles Beach which is under-construction Jade Signature in Miami worth around $4.53 million. 

Douglas Costa Girlfriend, Relationship, and Personal Life

He stands at 5  feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 65 kg. Douglas was previously married to his sweetheart girlfriend, Luisa Ramos in June 2014. After the marriage, Ramos traveled to Ukraine with Costa.

CAPTION: Douglas Costa with his ex-wife, Luisa Ramos SOURCE: colherdechanoivas.com

However, the couple soon separated after a year of their marriage. The reason for their split is not known. As of our record, he is single and unmarried at current.

He is close to his teammates; Thiago Alcantara and Rafinha, who are siblings.

Douglas Costa Bio and Early Career

Douglas Costa was born to mother, Marlene Costa de Souza, and father, Antonio Valmor de Souza on 14 September 1990 in Sapucaia do  Sul, Brazil. He has two younger sisters named Vitória and Amanda Costa and an older brother.

His father was a mechanic by profession and had a serious drinking habit.

The Brazilan midfielder started his playing career joining the Brazilain youth clubs of Novo Hamburgo and Gremio respectively.

Douglas Costa Professional Career

Douglas Costa began his senior career by joining the main team of Germio and made his debut as well as scoring his first goal for the Brazilian club against Botafogo on 4 October 2008.

Costa left Brazil and moved to Ukraine and signed a five-year contract deal with the Ukrainian football club, Shakhtar Donetsk for a transfer fee of €6 million in early January 2010. He played his first game for Shakhtar against Fulham on 18 February 2010 during UEFA Europa League and scored his first goal for the club against Metalist Kharkiv on 14 March 2010.

The Brazilan defender was the prominent player at Shakhtar as he was the part of the team that won Ukrainian Premier League, Ukrainian Cup as well as Super for several seasons.

He made 141 appearances for the Ukrainian club and scored 29 goals for the side.

After a successful stint with Shakhtar Donetsk, he signed a five-year contract with top German Bundesliga club, Bayern Munich for a reported transfer fee € 30 million. He made his Bundesliga debut against VfL Wolfsburg helping Arjen Robben to score a goal for Munich on 1 August 2015.

He recorded his first goal for Bayern Munich against Hamburger SV on 14 August and played a major role for the German club in winning the Bundesliga in 2015/16, 2016/17 as well as DFB Pokal in 2015/16.

Costa is played for Italian Serie A club, Juventus as a loan on 2017 for a transfer fee of €6 million and made his debut against Lazio on 13 August as well as the scoring first goal against the same opponent on 14 October.

On 7 June 2018, Juventus made his loan move permanent. 

Douglas Costa International Career

After representing Brazil in U20 FIFA World Cup in 2009 as well as winning South American Youth Championship in the same year, he made his international debut for the senior team against Turkey in 2014. He scored his first international goal for Brazil against Peru during Copa America 2015.

He was replaced by Kaka in the Brazilian team for the Copa America Centenario due to his injury in the final moment.

Douglas Costa along with striker Neymar is expected to play for Brazil at the 2018 FIFA World Cup which also includes the likes of Marcelo, Thiago Silva, and Philippe Coutinho etc.

 


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