Juventus, Douglas Costa was about to quit because of injuries

Juventus winger Douglas Costa admitted he plans to retire because of his many injury problems.

The Brazilian has been limited to only 90 appearances for Bianconeri since his arrival from Bayern Munich in 2017.

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Costa admits that his many physical concerns affected his confidence to the extent that he felt he was retiring.

“There are times when I think, ‘Can I still play? “, He told me Players’ Tribune. “[C’est] because I go out into the field and hurt myself again. Then, when I watch it on TV, I remember that it is my passion and that I can always play at a high level.

“This is what keeps me alive, I know football is easy for me. It has nothing to do with money or being famous.” Despite the many problems, Costa was joking that he had more scans than minutes on the pitch. “The goal is to do what you love and have fun,” he added. “That’s my goal. I’m kidding Alex Sandro that I had more scans than matches.”

“People say Douglas Costa has the potential to be one of the best in the world, but injuries are holding him back. It makes me difficult. I have the potential to be a top player, but for whatever reason, I can’t be.”

Costa even hired a mental coach. “Every time I hurt myself, I ask myself, ‘What did I do wrong?’ “I wonder why I can’t play regularly. It’s something that hurts me. So I asked for help. I don’t know if you’ve heard of a mental trainer. It does not is not a psychologist, but it shows how childhood facts can still affect you. “