Spanish international Diego Costa is known for having a reputation of a ‘rebel’ and an aggressive striker on the field, but little do we know about his character off it. On the occasion of new year, Costa pulled off a hilarious prank on his brother Jair Costa by waking him up from his sleep by setting fireworks on his bed. The former Chelsea man appears to be quite a playful one off the field.Also Read - Real Madrid Cruise to Win; Barca Held in Granada

The 30-year-old is currently plying his trade at Atletico Madrid. After winning the Premier League with Chelsea in the 2016-17 season, he returned to his former club Atletico Madrid in the summer of 2017. Also Read - ISL 2021-22 Today Match Report: Bartholomew Ogbeche Scores Brace as Hyderabad FC Thrash Odisha FC 6-1

The striker welcomed 2019 in the most comical fashion but at the cost of his brother’s sound sleep. He pulled off the prank on his brother and watched on from a safe distance. Later, the video of the incident was posted by Costa on his official social media handle. Also Read - ISL 2021-22 Today Match Report: Odisha FC, FC Goa Share Spoils After Entertaining Encounter

The video went viral on social media:

Lately, the striker has been linked with a move to the cash-rich Chinese Super league’s Tianjin Quanjian. However, Atletico’s head coach Diego Simeone has revealed that he is keen on keeping Costa at the club.