Diego Costa open to Spain call up
Atlético Madrid striker Diego Costa has admitted he would be open to representing Spain at international level.
Despite the 24-year old having already featured twice for the Seleção, the fact that both games were friendlies means he would still be eligible to play for Spain should they call him up, reports Sky Sports.
However, he has also refused to rule out playing for Brazil.
Costa has netted eight times in his opening eight La Liga games so far this season, including the only goal in his side's first league victory over city rivals Real Madrid since 1999.
Spanish newspaper AS reported that the current World champions are keen to call up the striker, but Costa says that he will choose to play for whoever makes the first move for him.
"Nobody has contacted me but I won't say no to whoever calls me up first. How would I say no to a national team manager?" he told Spanish television channel La Sexta.
"Spain have strikers like Negredo, Soldado and Villa. They have the best ones, it's very hard to get called up."