Danny da Costa

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Danny da Costa
Personal information
Full name Danny Vieira da Costa
Date of birth (1993-07-13) 13 July 1993 (age 21)
Place of birth Neuss, Germany
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Right back
Club information
Current team
FC Ingolstadt 04
Number 21
Youth career
1999–2001 Winfriedia Mülheim
2001–2010 Bayer Leverkusen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010– Bayer Leverkusen 6 (0)
2011– Bayer Leverkusen II 2 (0)
2012– FC Ingolstadt 04 (loan) 56 (0)
National team
2009–2010 Germany U17 11 (1)
2010–2011 Germany U18 6 (0)
2011–2013 Germany U19 6 (0)
2013– Germany U21 5 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 August 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 October 2014

Danny Vieira da Costa (born 13 July 1993) is a German footballer who plays as a right back in the 2. Bundesliga for FC Ingolstadt 04.

Club career[edit]

Da Costa made his Leverkusen debut as a second-half substitute in the Europa League game against Atlético Madrid.[1][2][3]

International career[edit]

Da Costa has represented Germany at U17 making 11 appearances,[4] U18 making six appearances and currently six appearances at U19 level.

In July 2014 he was asked to switch his international alleigance to Angola.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 30 September 2013.[6]
Season Club League League DFB-Pokal Europe Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2010–11 Bayer Leverkusen Bundesliga 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0
2011–12 6 0 0 0 1 0 7 0
2012–13 FC Ingolstadt 04 2. Bundesliga 27 0 1 0 28 0
2013–14 8 0 2 0 10 0
Career totals 41 0 3 0 3 0 47 0

Personal life[edit]

Da Costa is the son of an Angolan father and a Congolese mother, he lives with his family in Leverkusen district Opladen.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bayer Leverkusen 1–1 Atletico Madrid". UEFA. 16 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "Da Costas gelungene Feuertaufe" (in German). kicker.de. 17 December 2010. Retrieved 17 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "Danny da Costa" (in German). fussballdaten.de. Retrieved 2 October 2011. 
  4. ^ "Danny Vieira da Costa" (in German). DFB. Retrieved 17 April 2011. 
  5. ^ Mark Gleeson (26 July 2014). "Angola extend their pool of talent ahead of Afcon qualifiers". BBC Sport. Retrieved 28 July 2014. 
  6. ^ "da Costa, Danny" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 30 September 2013. 
  7. ^ "Ein Eigengewächs startet durch" (in German). Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger. 24 February 2011. Retrieved 17 April 2011. 

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