After graduating from the Esporte Clube Santo Andre academy in 2007, Leo Costa has spent most of his career enjoying short stints with clubs in Brazil. His first move to foreign shores came in 2009 when he joined Czech outfit 1. FC Brno. The following season saw the attacking midfielder return to his native Brazil and sign for União São João. He later played for numerous Brazilian clubs like Itumbiara, São Bernardo, Vila Nova, Rio Branco, Guarani and Rio Claro. Costa enjoyed most success during his time with Rio Claro for whom he was the top scorer of the 2014 Campeonato Paulista, netting nine times. Season 3 of Hero ISL will be his first taste of football in Asia.