Title winning Chelsea legend caught swimming with pet pooch Bella

By Alex Taylor

Diego Costa is one of the most aggressive strikers in the Premier League – but the Chelsea star has a softer side too.

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Whilst most top footballers are often caught relaxing by the pool with their stunning WAG’s, Costa decided to take a dip with his pet dog Bella instead!

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The striker uploaded the cute little snap to his Instagram account ahead of the west London club’s EFL Cup clash with West Ham.

The pictures show Costa and Bella enjoying a splash together in the attackers home swimming pool.

Bella🐶🐶

A photo posted by Diego Costa (@diego.costa) on

It seems that dogs really are a mans best friend!

Costa may seem pretty relaxed here, but don’t forget what this lad is capable of. He’s scored some beautiful goals in his time.

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