|Full name||Fabio Costa|
|Date of birth||27 November 1977|
|Place of birth||Camaçari, Brazil|
|Height||1.87 m (6 ft 1+1⁄2 in)|
|2010–2011||→ Atlético Mineiro (loan)||16||(0)|
|2013||→ São Caetano (loan)||2||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Costa played for Brazil under-23 and won the 1996 Toulon Tournament and the 2000 South American Pre-Olympic Tournament. He was part of the Brazil under-23 team who competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, headed by coach Luxemburgo.
Still uncapped for the senior national team, he was summoned by coach Emerson Leão for the 2001 FIFA Confederatios Cup to be hosted by Japan and South Korea, but did not enter the field during the competition.
In 2010, he played only in the international friendly between Santos x Red Bull / NY.
On 16 December 2013, Costa, who has his contract ended in last day of the year, announced his retirement of football. According to him: "It was 21 years as a professional footballer, I have played since I was 15 years old. I lost my joy of playing. I have no hurts from Santos, I just stay sad for being not chosen."
- Brazilian League: 2005
- Brazil U23
- Toulon Tournament: 1996
- Pre-Olympic Tournament: 2000
- Prestes a ficar sem contrato, Fábio Costa anuncia a aposentadoria
- "Em 2005, melhores do Campeonato Brasileiro recebem prêmio Craque do Brasileirão" (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. 6 December 2005. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
- santos.globo.com (in Portuguese)