Chelsea striker Diego Costa has been involving in many incidents during his career, kicking out the players.

Since he came in Premier League in 2014, he served three match-ban after stamping on Liverpool player Emre Can in January and he could now face the same suspension for putting his hands in Laurent Koscielny’s face during Chelsea’s 2-0 win over Arsenal last weekend.

Here’s the list of players Diego Costa will never attempt to put himself in battle with them.

5.Nigel De Jong


The Dutchman, now playing for AC Milan, has been checkered with negative moments during his career, a famous one a kung-fu kick on Xabi Alonso in the World Cup final which may just be the worst tackle in the tournament’s history.

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He is regarded as one of the most aggressive players in the world of football, during his time in Premier League with Manchester City; he made a bad tackle on Hatem Ben Arfa which ruled the Frenchman out for months.

4.Luis Suarez


Everyone knows well Luis Suarez, not only as one of the best strikers in the world but also the source of much controversy like biting his opponents, He has bitten three players in his career including PSV Eindhoven‘s Otman Bakkal, Chelsea defender Branslav Ivanovic and the latest Italy’s Georgio Chiellini at the World Cup.


While playing for Liverpool, he was also involved in war of words with former Manchester United defender Patrice Evra where he was accused of racially insulting the Frenchman.

3.Mario Balotelli

‘Why always me’ The Italian striker is well known for doing what he wants on the pitch and off it without any control.


He is one of the controversial characters in football today, during his time in Premier League at Manchester City; Balotelli was fined £100,000 for throwing darts at a youth player and engaged in a bout of fisticuffs with his manager Roberto Mancini.


2.Joy Barton

The English’s career in Premier League has been marked by numerous controversial incidents and disciplinary problem.

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Barton is one of the fewest football players to go in prison and he broke the Premier League record of receiving seven successive yellow cards.

1.Adebayo Akinfenwa

Call him ‘BEAST’ or the strongest player in world football, The English footballer, who is playing for League Two side AFC Wimbledon striker, has himself revealed what he would do if Diego Costa tried to battle with him.


“If it came down to it, I’d have to snooze Diego Costa.” He told the reporters.

“There’s only one winner if he comes up against me.”

Maybe, this will make Arsene Wenger or other Premier League manager think about signing such an important player!