Diego Costa not bothered by boos in World Cup bow but sure Spain can give a lot more
Diego Costa made his World Cup debut yesterday but not for Brazil but Spain and in addition to receiving boos throughout the match, his debut ended in a 5-1 defeat.
Spain were stunned by Netherlands on Friday night is the first major shock of the 2014 World Cup.
And the Brazilian-born striker admits he and his team mates can play a lot better.
Inside Spanish Football quoted the 25-year-old, he said: “We know we have to move ahead in this situation. We have to think that this was one match. It hasn’t been a good day and that’s it.
“We know that we can give a lot more and the team in the first half showed that we can do it well.”
Costa looked ahead to the next game and admits both Chile and Australia will receive respect from Spain, while he also discussed the whistles and jeers he received from fans.
He added: “We don’t know what can happen in a game. We have to respect Australia.
“No one could have said that we would concede five goals, you have to wait.
“I have decided who I play for, they are entitled to do whatever they want.”