LATEST UPDATE : Wolverhampton Wanderers striker is helping to rescue victims from the current floods in Brazil.

Diego Costa, a former Chelsea and Wolverhampton Wanderers forward, is taking part in a mission to rescue people from the current floods in Brazil.
The floods, dubbed Brazil’s worst in 80 years, have ravaged the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul.

Officials just revealed that 85 people have perished and up to 150,000 people have been displaced from their homes, with hundreds of villages still underwater.

With further severe rain expected later this week, there is an urgent need to transport as many trapped individuals to safety as possible.


The Guaiba river burst its banks and flooded the runaway and infrastructure, forcing the Porto Alegre airport to close until at least the beginning of June.
How has Diego Costa helped?
Costa has returned to Brazil to play for Gremio, a top-flight team situated in Porto Alegre, after leaving Botafogo at the end of last season.


The 35-year-old has already scored six goals in ten games for his new team, but the veteran’s most crucial contribution is presently coming off the pitch.

Gremio’s stadium, Arena do Gremio, is under water, with no chance of any matches being played there for the foreseeable future, while Costa has been utilizing a

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A jet ski and a truck were used to aid transport people to safety in nearby towns. Costa is alleged to have been driving home from a training session when he came upon family displaced by the flooding.

According to Cadena SER, Costa asked four pals to offer jet skis to help get people to safety.

According to the article, Costa, his pals, and other Gremio players assisted in the rescue of up to 100 individuals.

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