Diego Costa’s age has been a contentious issues amongst football fans all over the world since he completed his move to Chelsea in the summer.
The Brazilian-born Spain international is only 26 but he looks about 40, which has left him open to a lot of abuse so far this season.
And Liverpool fans thought they’d get some revenge on Chelsea’s continued abuse of Anfield legend Steven Gerrard by berating Costa in their 1-1 Capital One Cup semi-final first-leg stalemate at Anfield last night.
Costa failed to make a real impact on the game last night and was kept quiet by Liverpool’s three man defence, which obviously had the Liverpool faithful delighted after their initial fears that Costa would run riot.
Their ‘Elephant Man’ chants may appear a bit over the top, but some fans might claim it’s a decent response to the abuse they’ve had to put up with since throwing away the Premier League title against Chelsea last season…