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Atletico forward Costa undergoes successful surgery

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Atletico Madrid forward has undergone a successful on his of his left foot in Brazil, the club confirmed on Wednesday.

"underwent an operation on his left foot in on Wednesday. The operation has been a success and everything has gone according to plan," Atletico Madrid said in a statement on its official website, reports news.

"The intervention consisted in the removal of the osteosynthesis material of the fifth metatarsal that our underwent 12 years ago and in repairing the short peroneal tendon," the statement added.

The decision came after Costa retook the field Sunday during the 1-1 draw with Girona.



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First Published: Wed, December 05 2018. 20:46 IST