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13 November 2013
Mata: Brazil and Italy a threat at World Cup
Spain midfielder Juan Mata is wary of the threat posed by hosts Brazil and four-time champions Italy at the FIFA World Cup next year.
11 November 2013
Injured Costa withdrawn from Spain squad
Diego Costa has withdrawn from Spain's squad to face Equatorial Guinea and South Africa due to a thigh injury.
9 November 2013
Villa wants more Atletico players in Spain squad
David Villa wants to see more Atletico Madrid colleagues in the Spain squad following Diego Costa's long-awaited call-up.
8 November 2013
Del Bosque convinced Costa strengthens Spain
Spain head coach Vicente Del Bosque insists Diego Costa will only strengthen his team's attack after naming the forward in his squad.
7 November 2013
Costa receives Spain call-up for first time
Brazilian-born Atletico Madrid forward Diego Costa has been called up to Spain's squad for the first time.
5 November 2013
Pele: I wanted Costa to play for Brazil
Brazil legend Pele has revealed he wanted Diego Costa to represent his country, rather than Spain.
Luiz Felipe Scolari
1 November 2013
Scolari refutes Costa disappointment claims
Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari insisted he was not disappointed in Diego Costa's decision to opt to play for the Spanish national team.
31 October 2013
Robinho replaces Costa in Brazil squad
Milan striker Robinho has been named as Diego Costa's replacement for Brazil's upcoming friendlies with Honduras and Chile.
31 October 2013
Rejuvenated Kaka eyeing World Cup spot
Kaka confirmed his FIFA World Cup intentions after netting his first goal since returning to Milan in Wednesday's 1-1 draw with Lazio.
30 October 2013
Costa explains Spain selection over Brazil
Diego Costa has revealed that he turned down Brazil to play for Spain as he felt indebted to his adopted homeland.