Diego Costa keeps coin thrown at him during Capital One Cup final

Striker tucked the £2 coin in his shorts

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Diego Costa responded to a  £2 coin being thrown in his direction during Chelsea's 2-0 Capital One Cup final win over Tottenham on Sunday by picking it up and then slipping it inside his shorts for future use.

The Brazil-born Spain international is not a popular player among opposition fans due to his bustling style up front. He only recently returned from a three-match ban for stamping on Liverpool's Emre Can.

Instead of confronting the fans or getting riled, Costa tucked the coin into his shorts -  it's enough to buy a Diego Costa air freshener from Chelsea's official club shop.

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Diego Costa sees a coin being thrown in his direction

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He throws it up in the air

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And tucks it inside his shorts

The 26-year-old played a key role in Chelsea's second goal, his shot inside the area deflecting off Kyle Walker to give the Blues a 2-0 lead in the 56th-minute.

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A Diego Costa air freshener from Chelsea's shop. RRP: £2

 

 

Captain John Terry had earlier put Chelsea ahead on the stroke of half-time with a close-range strike from a corner.

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