Facts of Thibaut Courtois
|Full Name:||Thibaut Courtois|
|Age:||30 years 10 months|
|Birth Date:||May 11, 1992|
|Birth Place:||Bree, Belgium|
|Salary:||$161,703 a week|
|Relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is gay ?:||No|
|Father's Name:||Walloon Courtois|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn|
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Thibaut Courtois is one of the famous professional Belgium footballers who plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club, Chelsea and the Belgium national team. He is well known Belgian celebrity. He is famous for his contribution to professional life. He is one of the best goalkeepers of his generation. He had played for Bilzen V.V, Genk, and many more. He is also the main player of the Belgium national team. His jersey number is 13. He is left foot player. Currently, he is playing for Chelsea. He had represented himself in Russia for the World Cup 2018 as a part of the Belgium team by showing his talent to all.
Thibaut Courtois’s Early Life
Thibaut was born on 11th May 1992. His birthplace was in Bree, Belgium and his full name is Thibaut Nicolas Marc Courtois. His nationality is Belgian. His birth sign is Taurus. His father’s name is Walloon Courtois and his mother’s name is Flemish Courtois. He has two siblings named Gaetan Courtois and Valerie Courtois. He has a very keen interest in sports since his childhood. He also played volleyball. Playing football is one of his hobbies. He started playing football at the age of 5. His Sun Sign is Taurus. He belongs to the White ethnicity.
Thibaut Courtois’s Body Features
Talking about his body features, his height is 1.99m and his weight is 91 Kg. He has a balanced body with good health.
Thibaut Courtois’s Early Career
Courtois made his football career from this Youth Club named Genk. He made his first-team debut for this club against the club, Gent on the date of 17th April 2009. His performance was very much respected by all. He was one of the main key players. He was also named and appreciated at Genk’s title victory in the “2010-11 season in the Belgian Pro League”. Later, he was awarded Genk’s Player of the Year Award and Goalkeeper of the Year Award. He conceded only 32 goals in 40 league matches. He has also recorded 14 clean sheets in the 2010-2011 seasons.
He signed a 5-year contract with FC Chelsea for a fee of €9 million on the date of July 2011.
Courtois was loaned to Atletico Madrid for a season-long loan deal after a week. He also made his debut for Atletico against Vitoria de Guimaraes with a winning score of 4-0 in the UEFA Europa League on the date of 25th August. After three days, he made his La Liga debut with the score of 0-0 draw against Osasuna at the Vicente Calderon Stadium. Then, he started playing against Chelsea in the “2012 UEFA Super Cup” final in Monaco, where the team wins with a score of 4-1 for Atletico. Overall, he appeared in 111 games and played 3 seasons for this club.
Back to Chelsea
Courtois then returned back to Chelsea on the date of June 2014. Then, he was given the jersey number of 13 which was of Victor Moses previously. Later, he started playing for Chelsea in the Premier League against Burnley at Petr Cech in the opening. He then signed a new five-year extension contract with Chelsea on the date of 11th September 2014 where this contract will keep him up to 2019.
Overall, he appeared in 111 matches for his club. Alvaro Morata, Eden Hazard is his best teammates.
Thibaut Courtois’s International Career
Courtois was called up to the Belgium U-18 national team in 2009 where he made 4 appearances for the U-18 team. Courtois received the invitation to the Belgium National Team in October 2011. There, he made his very first international debut with the score of 1-1 draw against France at the Stade de France. Along with this, he was also named for the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification campaign and there he played an overall 10 matches with 6 clean sheets throughout the qualifiers. In total, he played all 5 games of his Belgium team during the 2014 FIFA World Cup. He was also called up for Belgium’s first 8th games of their “UEFA Euro 2016” qualification campaign.
Courtois represented himself in his national country, Belgium in both senior as well as junior levels in many tournaments. His name was also enlisted in the squad of Belgium national team in this World cup 2018 Russia. He had recently played in this World cup 2018. He is the active player in this World cup. He is one of the best goalkeepers.
Thibaut Courtois’s Personal Life
Previously, Courtois was in a relationship with Marta Dominguez, his girlfriend. They spent a lot of years together. But due to some reasons, they got separation. They got separated in September 2016. They together have a son and a daughter named Nicolas and Adriana. Now the couples are a good friend only but they took the responsibilities of their children’s as a responsible parent.
His estimated net worth is estimated to be $10 million. His market value is $47.86 Million. His weekly salary is $161,703 from his current football club, Chelsea. He also earns from his endorsing deal with different companies. He owns a house in Spain and he prefers the Mercedes AMG C63.