Douglas Costa- Footballer

Douglas Costa- Footballer (In a Nutshell)

  • Douglas Costa was born in Brazil on September 14th, 1990.
  • The position he plays is either Winger/attacking midfielder.
  • In his Senior career Costa has played for Grêmio, Shakhtar Donetsk, Bayern Munich and Juventus.
  • His played for LA Galaxy since February 10th, 2022.
  • Having represented Brazil on 31 occasions is remarkable.
  • “I’ve done a good job at Bayern, with Guardiola, and I have evolved a lot tactically.”- Douglas Costa

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Mats Hummels- Footballer

Mats Hummels- Footballer (In a Nutshell)

  • Mats Hummels was born in West Germany on December 16th, 1988.
  • He is a Centre-back.
  • Having represented Bayern Munich and his current club Borussia Dortmund is impressive.
  • He has played for Germany at three age levels.
  • “Nobody thought that I could become a professional. I was not that good. It was really just one thing I had fun doing. But it was never realistic for me to become a professional until I became 17 or maybe 18.”- Mats Hummels
  • “Anything is possible in football.”- Mats Hummels

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Niko Kovac- Former Footballer

Niko Kovac– Former Footballer (In a Nutshell)

  • Niko Kovac was born in West Germany on October 15th, 1971.
  • He was a Central midfielder.
  • Most notably Kovac represented Bayern Leverkusen and Bayern Munich and played for Croatia 83 times and scored 14 goals.
  • The decision to retire was made by him on May 29th, 2009.
  • “I’m a realist.”- Niko Kovac
  • “Mentality beats quality.”- Niko Kovac
  • “Giving up is the first way to fail. It does not exist for me.”- Niko Kovac
  • “Life writes the best stories.”- Niko Kovac

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