When it was first revealed that Douglas Costa would be joining Bayern Munich for around €35 million, there was a lot of division in the FCB community. Many thought that was too high a price. Some were unhappy that Bayern would sign a player that had some "dirty fouls" against FCB in previous games. A few were even against Bayern signing another small winger.
Costa has set out to prove he belongs at FC Bayern, and in his first Bundesliga match, he left no mistake. Reminiscent of the speed and craftiness that Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben brought to the club when signed from Marseille and Real Madrid, Costa brings a much needed dynamism back to Bayern's wing play.
And, it seems that he's fitting in quite well. "I like being in Germany. All my team-mates have treated me very well, so I have no complaints. I feel good in both positions [on the left and the right]."
He can also strike and impressive ball.