Ricardo Mion Varella Costa will be playing once again for Pietà Hotspurs after spending last season with the club.
He was due to return with the club in summer but stayed in his native Brazil for family reasons.
Ricardo Costa played for Tarxien Rainbows between 2010 and 2012, scoring eight and nine goals respectively. The following season, he played for Deportivo Saprissa in Costa Rica. He returned to Malta in summer 2013 to join Pietà in Division 1.
Last month, the Hotspurs released Nikola Tasic and Rafael Xavier.