PSG labels Diego Costa a 'fraud' in Champions League tweet

Tuesday March 8th, 2016

Paris Saint-Germain is not holding any punches back in the club's build-up to the second leg of it Champions League last-16 encounter with Chelsea. 

After tweeting a GIF labeled "Find the Hero" in which a photo of Thiago Silva was spliced in a mashup of movie superheroes, PSG followed that with "Find the Fraud" ... in which Chelsea's masked Diego Costa was included in a shuffle of the same characters. 

PSG leads the round-of-16 tie after a 2-1 win at Parc de Princes, but the Blues have an away goal (from John Obi Mikel, but assisted by Costa) heading into the home leg at Stamford Bridge.

It was Thiago Silva whose heroics eliminated Chelsea from the Champions League last season. Plenty of teams and opponents would happily dub Costa a villain, but not many have done so in such a pointed manner.

Time will tell whether the hero or villain will prevail and advance to the quarterfinals.

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