Watch Diego Costa Regret His Summer Of Brazilian Barbecues In This Intense Work-Out Video

Atletico Madrid fitness training is no joke

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Having refused to return to Chelsea until his transfer back to Atletico Madrid was complete, Diego Costa might be regretting all those long AWOL afternoons by the Brazilian barbecue. At least if Atletico Madrid's fitness training sessions are anything to go by.

Now back in the Spanish capital after forcing through a transfer that could cost Atletico up to £57 million, Costa's looking like a player whose mum was worried he was getting "a bit skinny."

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Don't worry, Diego's mum... he wasn't.

In a video made even more glorious by the addition of rousing trumpet, we see one of world football's deadliest strikers look like your talented-but-flakey Sunday League team's star player attempting training after a heavy night down the £10 carvery... except this time he's Diego Costa and he's playing for one of the best teams in the world.

Some fans might be angry, but you've got to sort of respect a top athlete that loves a sesh holiday so much that he's willing to risk the very body that got him there.

Never change, Diego. You mad, wheezing, barbecue-loving b*stard.