Gustavo Adolfo Costas Makeira
(born February 28, 1963 in Buenos Aires
) is a retired Argentine footballer
. He is the current manager of Al Nassr FC.
Costas started his playing career in 1982 with Racing Club, in 1983 the club suffered a disastrous relegation from the Primera División
. Costas became a key part of the team that won promotion back to the Primera in 1985.
In 1988 Costas was part of the Racing Club team that won the Supercopa Sudamericana
, their first major title in 21 years, they then went on to win the less prestigious Supercopa Interamaricana.
Costas left Racing Club in 1992 to join Swiss
team FC Locarno
, after playing over 100 games for them he returned to Racing club in 1994.
Costas left Racing Club in 1995 having played in a club record 298 games, scoring six goals. He joined Gimnasia de Jujuy
where he played until his retirement in 1997.
Costas then took charge as manager of Alianza Lima
in 2003, he immediately led them to success in the Clausura 2003, and then saw his team win the Primera División Peruana
final against Sporting Cristal.
In 2004 he led Alianza to the Apertura 2004 title and another chance to win the final of the Primera División where they again defeated Sporting Cristal, this time 5-4 on penalties.
In 2005 Costas became manager of Cerro Porteño
in Paraguay, under his leadership the club won both the Apertura and Clausura in 2005 to be crowned undisputed national champions.
In 2007 Costas returned to Racing Club for his second... Read More