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Thibaut Courtois: Age, Height, Net Worth, Biography & More

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May 11, 1992

Thibaut Courtois (born on May 11, 1992) is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for La Liga club Real Madrid and the Belgium national team. He is widely considered to be one of the best goalkeepers in the world. Courtois began his career with Genk, where he made a name for himself as one of the best young goalkeepers in Europe. He then moved to Chelsea, where he won multiple trophies, including the Premier League and the UEFA Champions League.

Why he is successful

Thibaut Courtois is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for La Liga club Real Madrid and the Belgium national team. He is widely considered to be one of the best goalkeepers in the world. In 2018, he was named one of The Guardian's 100 best footballers in the world. Here are five reasons why Thibaut Courtois is successful.

Thibaut Courtois

Thibaut Courtois has demonstrated his talent from a young age. He began his career with Genk in 2009, and he was quickly recognized as one of the best young goalkeepers in Belgium. In 2011, he won the Belgian Pro League Goalkeeper of the Year award. Thibaut Courtois has played for some of the biggest clubs in Europe.

What sets him apart

Thibaut Courtois is one of the best goalkeepers in the world and has won numerous awards throughout his career.

Thibaut Courtois Dive to catch football
Thibaut Courtois Dive to catch football

What sets him apart from other goalkeepers is his unique ability to make quick reflex saves. His reflexes are so fast that he has been nicknamed "The Cat" by some of his teammates. He also has superb vision and anticipation, which allows him to make great saves even when he is not in the best position.

Courtois is also an excellent shot-stopper. He has quick reactions and is often able to make save after save, keeping his team in the game. He is known for his calmness under pressure and has been praised for his leadership qualities.

His impact on the game

As a professional footballer, Thibaut Courtois has had a great impact on the game.

Born in Belgium in 1992, Courtois began his career with local club Genk before moving to Chelsea in 2011. He quickly established himself as the Blues' first-choice goalkeeper, winning the Premier League title in his debut season.

Courtois spent three years on loan at Spanish club Atletico Madrid, where he won the La Liga title and reached the Champions League final. He returned to Chelsea in 2014 and helped them win the Premier League title again in 2016.

In 2018, Courtois moved to Real Madrid for a reported fee of £35 million. He has since won the 2019 Champions League title and was named the best goalkeeper in Europe that season.


In conclusion, Thibaut Courtois is an amazing goalkeeper who has played for some of the biggest clubs in the world. He has won many prestigious awards and is considered one of the best goalkeepers of his generation.

Full NameThibaut Nicolas Marc Courtois
NicknameThe Octopus
Date of BirthMay 11, 1992
Age Years
BirthplaceBree, Limburg, Belgium
Home TownBree, Limburg
Educational Qualification-
College/ University-
Zodiac SignTaurus ♉
ProfessionFootball Player
Physical Stats
Height6 feet 6 inches (199 cm)
Weight96 kg (211 lbs)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorLight Brown
ColorWhite and red
FoodChicken, Steak
ActorTom Cruise
ActressPaz Vega
SingerPedro Sanchez
HobbiesPlaying Video Games
Family & Relationship
Marital StatusDating
FatherThierry Courtois
MotherGitte Courtois
Spouse (Wife/ Husband)Mishel Gerzig (Israeli model)
Brother(s)Gaetan Courtois
Sister(s)Valérie Courtois
ProfessionProfessional Footballer
Famous forBelgian professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for La Liga club Real Madrid and the Belgium national team. He is considered one of the best goalkeepers in world football.
Net Worth$113 million
Salary$140,000 per week
Current ClubReal Madrid
Jersey No. (Club)1
Jersey No. (Country)1
Debut ClubGenk
Awards/ HonoursAwards
Belgian Professional Goalkeeper of the Year: 2011
Belgian Bronze Shoe: 2011
La Liga Zamora Trophy: 2012–13, 2013–14, 2019–20
La Liga Goalkeeper of the Season: 2012–13
La Liga Player of the Month: January 2020, February 2022
Best Belgian Player Abroad: 2013, 2014
ESM Team of the Year: 2013–14, 2021–22
UEFA Champions League Squad of the Season: 2013–14, 2020–21
UEFA Champions League Team of the Season: 2021–22
Belgian Sportsman of the year: 2014
Premier League Golden Glove: 2016–17
FIFA World Cup Golden Glove: 2018
FIFA World Cup Fantasy Team: 2018
FIFA World Cup Dream Team: 2018
The Best FIFA Goalkeeper: 2018
IFFHS World's Best Goalkeeper: 2018
IFFHS Men's World Team: 2018
La Liga Team of the Season: 2021–22
Yashin Trophy: 2022

Belgian Pro League: 2010–11
Atlético Madrid
La Liga: 2013–14
Copa del Rey: 2012–13
UEFA Europa League: 2011–12
UEFA Super Cup: 2012
UEFA Champions League runner-up: 2013–14
Premier League: 2014–15, 2016–17
FA Cup: 2017–18, runner-up: 2016–17
Football League Cup: 2014–15
Real Madrid
La Liga: 2019–20, 2021–22
Supercopa de España: 2019–20, 2021–22
UEFA Champions League: 2021–22
UEFA Super Cup: 2022
FIFA Club World Cup: 2018
FIFA World Cup third place: 2018

Team & Club info

(*Apps: Appearances)
Youth career
1997–1999Bilzen V.V.--
Senior career
2011–2014Atletico Madrid (loan)154-
2018–nowReal Madrid196-
National team
2009–2010Belgium U184-
2011–Belgium 97-

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