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Thibaut Courtois Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Family, Affairs & More

Thibaut Courtois

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Bio/Wiki
Full NameThibaut Nicolas Marc Courtois
NicknameThe Octopus
ProfessionProfessional Footballer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 199 cm
in meters- 1.99 m
in feet inches- 6’ 6”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 85 kg
in pounds- 185 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 40 inches
- Waist: 32 inches
- Biceps: 14 inches
Eye ColourLight Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Football
DebutInternational- On 15 November 2011 for Belgium against France
Club- On 17 April 2009 for Genk against Gent
Jersey Number#1 (Belgium)
#13 (Chelsea)
Coach/MentorRoberto Martinez
PositionGoalkeeper
Awards, Honours, Achievements Club

For Genk

• Belgian Pro League: 2010–2011

For Atletico Madrid

• La Liga: 2013–2014
• Copa del Rey: 2012–2013
• UEFA Europa League: 2011–2012

For Chelsea

• Premier League: 2014–2015, 2016–2017
• FA Cup: 2017–2018

Individual

• Belgian Professional Goalkeeper of the Year: 2011
• Belgian Bronze Shoe: 2011
• La Liga Goalkeeper of the Year: 2013
• Best Belgian Player Abroad: 2013, 2014
• Premier League Golden Glove: 2016–17
Personal Life
Date of Birth11 May 1992
Age (as in 2018)26 Years
BirthplaceBree, Limburg, Belgium
Zodiac sign/Sun signTaurus
Signature Thibaut Courtois' signature
NationalityBelgian
HometownBree, Limburg, Belgium
SchoolNot Known
Educational QualificationNot Known
ReligionChristianity
EthnicityWhite
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesPlaying Video Games, Playing Volleyball, Playing Table Tennis
ControversyIn 2013, Courtois and Kevin de Bruyne had a fall out after he was caught by Kevin cheating with his girlfriend Caroline Lijnen. Kevin violently attacked Courtois during a practice session but they reconciled later.
Girls, Affairs & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsMarta Dominguez (2012-2016)
Thibaut Courtois with his ex-girlfriend Marta Dominguez
Caroline Lijnen
Thibaut Courtois's ex-girlfriend Caroline Lijnen
Brittny Gastineau (2017-2018), Actress
Thibaut Courtois with his ex-girlfriend Brittny Gastineau
Family
Wife/SpouseN/A
ChildrenSon- Nicolas (With Marta Dominguez)
Thibaut Courtois with his new born son
Daughter- Adriana (With Marta Dominguez)
Thibaut Courtois' daughter
ParentsFather- Thierry Courtois (Semi-Professional Volleyball Player)
Mother- Gitte Courtois (Semi-Professional Volleyball Player, Physiotherapist)
Thibaut Courtois's parents
SiblingsBrother- Gaetan Courtois
Sister- Valérie (Professional Volleyball Player)
Thibaut Courtois with his siblings
Favourite Things
Favourite Sport(s)Football, Volleyball, Basketball, Table Tennis
Favourite Food(s)Chicken, Steak
Style Quotient
Cars CollectionAston Martin Vanquish, Range Rover, Audi
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)$8.5 Million
Net Worth (approx.)$10 Million

Thibaut Courtois

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Thibaut Courtois

  • Does Thibaut Courtois smoke?: No
  • Does Thibaut Courtois drink alcohol?: No
  • He was born into a family that loved sports. Both his parents were volleyball players. Later, his sister also represented Belgium in volleyball.
  • He started playing football when he was just 5. Thibaut Courtois in his childhood
  • In his childhood, Courtois was so bad at gymnastics that once doing a role he took out the gymnastics’ teacher.
  • He began his career in football with local side Bilzen V.V not as a goalkeeper, but as a left-back.
  • The scouts of Genk saw his talent and recruited him in 1999. It was here, where he converted into a goalkeeper. Thibaut Courtois in his childhood playing for Genk
  • He graduated from the Genk youth system aged 18.
  • In July 2011, he joined Chelsea. He immediately was loaned to Atletico Madrid. Thibaut Courtois playing for Atletico Madrid
  • In an interview, he revealed that the first car he bought was Ford Focus.
  • He was called up to the Belgium squad in October 2011 and played his first game for the country a month later. With his debut, he became the youngest goalkeeper to play for the Belgian national team. Thibaut Courtois playing for Belgium
  • On 26 November 2011, he picked up the first red card of his footballing career for a foul on Real Madrid star Karim Benzema.
  • On 13 May 2014, he was named in the Belgium squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. He kept two clean sheets in the tournament against Russia and South Korea.
  • In June 2014, he returned to Chelsea. Courtois kept his first clean sheet for Chelsea in his second game against Leicester City.
  • He was in the Belgium squad for the UEFA Euro 2016. Belgium reached the quarterfinals of the tournament, where they were knocked out by Wales.

  • In the 2016-2017 season, he kept a total of 16 clean sheets in the Premier League, which earned him the Golden Glove.
  • In February 2017, French singer, Shay released a song named after him.

  • Courtois was selected in the 23 man squad of Belgium for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. He played a key role in beating the tournament favourites Brazil in the quarterfinals. They reached the semi-finals of the tournament first time since 1986. He won the Golden Glove of the tournament (Award given to the best goalkeeper of the tournament).

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