Thibaut Courtois is an international Belgium professional footballer. He was born on 11 May 1992 and his birthplace Bree, Belgium. Basically, his full name is Thibaut Nicolas Marc Courtois.
Courtois has played in the Genk, Chelsea, Atletico Madrid club and Belgium national football team. Generally, his playing position is Goalkeeper. In fact, he is an effective goalkeeper of the Belgium team. His height is 6 feet 6 inches.
Thibaut Courtois height, biography, wife, net worth, age and football career
Thibaut Courtois Chelsea club career
The first time, he played the first team in Genk on 17 April 2009 against Gent. Footballer Courtois joined Premier League club Chelsea for a reported 9 million, starting the five-year contract in July 2011.
He was sent on a season-long loan to Atletico Madrid. He accepted the first red card of his career after fouling Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema for a penalty in the Madrid team on 26 November 2011.
Courtois loan to Atletico was extended by a further 12 months for the 2013-14. Chelsea team manager Jose Mourinho confirmed that Courtois would return to Chelsea for the season in June 2014.
On 1 March 2015, he won his first trophy with Chelsea, as they defeated Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 in the League Final Cup.
Courtois dismissed any transfer rumors and stated he would stay at Chelsea for many years to come on 17 August 2016.
Courtois FIFA 18 and international career
In October 2011, he was first called up to the Belgium national team squad. Before playing the national senior team he played for Belgium in 2009-10. He was named in the national team squad to go to the FIFA World Cup 2014 on 13 May 2014.
After, he played every minute during Belgium’s first eight matches of the UEFA 2016 Euro qualification campaign. Afterward, Courtois caused some stir in the national team by saying of Simon Mignolet, his rival for the starting goalkeeper spot in February 2014.
His sister Valerie is a Volleyball player. Besides, his parents were Volleyball players and Thibaut’s also played in the childhood.
Courtois honors and news
He has got the honor to play Chelsea Premier league: 2014-15, 2016-17, FA Cup: 2017-18, and he has played individually Belgium Bronze Shoe: 2011, La Liga Goalkeeper of the year: 2013, FIFPro World Xi 2nd team: 2014.
All sports was off for Covid-19 but, in July 2020 all club and national sports started successfully.
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