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Atletico forward Costa undergoes successful surgery

Devdiscourse News Desk madrid India
Updated: 05-12-2018 21:03 IST
Atletico forward Costa undergoes successful surgery

Atletico Madrid forward Diego Costa has undergone a successful surgery on his fifth metatarsal bone of his left foot in Brazil, the club confirmed on Wednesday.

"Diego Costa underwent an operation on his left foot in Brazil on Wednesday. The operation has been a success and everything has gone according to plan," Atletico Madrid said in a statement on its official website, reports Efe news.

"The intervention consisted in the removal of the osteosynthesis material of the fifth metatarsal that our player underwent 12 years ago and in repairing the short peroneal tendon," the statement added.

The surgery decision came after Costa retook the field Sunday during the 1-1 La Liga draw with Girona.

(With inputs from agencies.)