Enjoy the best Diego Costa jokes that Twitter had to offer after the objectionable Chelsea forward got Arsenal defender Gabriel sent off during yesterday’s 2-0 win at Stamford Bridge.
Despite appearing to be the main instigator in altercations with both Laurent Koscielny and Gabriel, Costa escaped unpunished as he somewhat unscrupulously helped his side get their season back on track with a crucial victory…
How on earth Diego Costa only got a yellow card for this is beyond me pic.twitter.com/sfAoeZwcPy
— Terje (@ArsenalTerje) September 19, 2015
Condemnation for his antics has been widespread, however, with Rio Ferdinand for one labelling him “a baby”.
But instead of listening to the football community harrumph about it, dig these Diego Costa jokes…
— Match of the Day (@BBCMOTD) September 19, 2015
— beIN SPORTS (@beINSPORTS) September 19, 2015
Diego Costa was only helping Koscielny protect his eyes from the burning sun. Fair play. pic.twitter.com/CyLcttJtPl
— Not Match of the Day (@NOT_MOTD) September 20, 2015
— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) September 20, 2015
1. can we write a list of people who are crosser than Diego Costa - I can only think of the general from Dastardly and Mutley
— Max Rushden (@maxrushden) September 20, 2015
When you find out Diego Costa hasn't been sent off since 2012… https://t.co/Pjc4EcLbze
— GeniusFootball (@GeniusFootball) September 20, 2015
— A.R.S.E.N.A.L 10 (@ARSENAL1010) September 20, 2015
Diego Costa is the sort of fella that would want to fight you if you bumped his trolley in tesco
— John Bradley (@JBcommentator) September 19, 2015
Atomic microscopes would be hard-pressed to detect the width of Diego Costa's disciplinary tightrope in the second half.
— Football Clichés (@FootballCliches) September 19, 2015
20 – Number of players Diego Costa has to punch in the face before he gets sent off during a match. Physical.
— OptaJoke (@OptaJoke) September 19, 2015
FT: Chelsea 2-0 Arsenal Arsene Wenger waiting for Diego Costa outside Stamford Bridge like… pic.twitter.com/r0P0jAfCzt
— BreatheSport (@BreatheSport) September 19, 2015