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‘Officials Hate Me & There Is Nothing I Can Do About It!’

‘Officials Hate Me & There Is Nothing I Can Do About It!’

By Keegan Kruger - Feb 21, 2018 05:00 PM @KeeganKruger

An Atletico Madrid star has come to terms that match officials will never be on his side and it is something he will have to deal with for the rest of his career.

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Spain international Diego Costa returned to LaLiga at the start of the season but has only been eligible to play for the Rojiblancos since January, because the Madrid side was serving transfer ban.

The former  Chelsea striker, who was booked for protesting a decision on Saturday, believes that referees “hate” him and they will always find the smallest issues with him.

“The officials hate me and there’s nothing I can do to change that,” Costa told reporters, as quoted Diario AS.

“Some of them book me for the smallest issue and it did not matter what it was but (against Athletic Bilbao) the referee was going to book me no matter what.

“You can look back at the replay and analyse it, but I did not overstep the mark and did not deserve it, but there is nothing I can do about it now.

“The penalty appeal? I think it is yes, I was knocked off balance by contact from the defender when I was going to shoot so I think it was!”

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Costa has made eight appearances for Atletico this season, scoring four goals and further assisting in two more.

Do you think Costa only has himself to blame for his reputation? Have your say in the comments section below. 


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KhothaKhosi Joined: 15 Feb 2018
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KhothaKhosi Feb 22, 2018 11:11 AM
Costa needs a mental evaluation , I think. He thinks in both the EPL and Laliga , Referees are against him. Why does he not learn to play the game like a gentlemen? He is always crazy and aggressive to a point of being violent. I remember a game against Arsenal when he was sent off. I wonder what his coaches say to him. Maybe that is the reason Conte let him go.
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Myaka weliPhefeni Feb 21, 2018 07:24 PM
Means u hv a bad luck bcz even in England most of the tym referees they were against u
champMuziq Joined: 23 Jun 2013
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champMuziq Feb 21, 2018 06:51 PM
Dirty player this one

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