Diego Costa, a former player for Chelsea and Atlético Madrid, is allegedly embroiled in a betting scam, which authorities are investigating.
Diego Costa, a former Chelsea striker, has been named as the footballer at the center of a police investigation into an alleged betting scam.
The 32-year-old striker, who presently plays for Atletico Mineiro in Brazil, has been named as one of the people being probed by detectives in the state of Sergipe, where he was born, by national press in his homeland.
The identity of people suspected of being involved in the alleged misconduct have yet to be confirmed by police.
However, they have stated that one of the persons under investigation is a footballer who they have not named.