Thibaut Nicolas Marc Courtois
He studied modern languages in a local school in his hometown.
- Father – Thierry Courtois (Former Volleyball Player)
- Mother – Gitte Courtois (Former Volleyball Player) (Physiotherapist)
- Siblings – Valerie Courtois (Older Sister) (Professional Volleyball Player), Gaetan Courtois (Brother)
Courtois is signed with Christophe Henrotay.
6 ft 6½ in or 199 cm
94 kg or 207 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Thibaut Courtois has dated –
- Marta Dominguez – Thibaut is in a relationship with Marta Dominguez. They have one daughter Adriana (b. May 26, 2015).
Race / Ethnicity
- Towering height
Thibaut’s body specifications may be –
- Chest – 43 in or 109 cm
- Arms / Biceps – 15½ in or 39½ cm
- Waist – 35 in or 89 cm
He has signed an endorsement deal with the well known sportswear brand Nike.
Thibaut’s religious beliefs are not known.
Best Known For
Being one of the best goalkeepers of his generation and also for winning the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 Ricardo Zamora Trophies for best goalkeeper.
First Football Match
Courtois made his debut for Genk on April 17, 2009 in a match against Gent.
He debuted for Atlético Madrid in a UEFA Europa League match against Vitoria de Guimaraes on August 25, 2011.
Thibaut played his first official match for the senior national team of Belgium in October 2011 in a friendly match against France.
- Shot stopping
- Penalty saving
- Passing accuracy
- Long passing
Courtois has not been seen in a film yet.
First TV Show
Other than football matches itself, Thibaut has not appeared in any other TV show.
Thibaut’s training can be seen in the following video –
Thibaut Courtois Favorite Things
- Spanish Food – Gazpacho, Iberian ham
Source – Clubatleticodemadrid.com
Thibaut Courtois Facts
- He started his career as a left back in the local club Bilzen V.V.
- At the age of 7, he moved to Racing Genk and started playing as a goalkeeper.
- Thibaut won the Belgian Pro League with Genk during the 2010-2011 season.
- In July 2011, Thibaut signed a five-year deal with the English club Chelsea for a total of 9 million euros.
- Once he joined Chelsea, he was loaned to the Spanish club Atlético Madrid.
- He won the 2013 Copa del Rey trophy with Atlético Madrid. In the finals, he was named the man of the match after his team beat Real Madrid with the final score 2-1.
- His loan to Atlético Madrid was extended for 12 more months before the start of 2013-2014 season.
- Courtois performed in the 2014 UEFA Champions League Final. Atlético lost the final with 1-4 to Real Madrid.
- In June 2014, he returned to Chelsea. On September 11, 2014, Thibaut signed a five-year deal with Chelsea.
- He won the 2015 League Cup after Chelsea beat Tottenham Hotspur with a score of 2-0 in the finals.
- Fascinated by Thibaut’s save in January 2013, one Colombian fan made a social media meme by the name Thibauting as a sign of respect, he has for the Belgium international.
- Visit his official website @ www.thibautcourtois.com.
- Follow Courtois on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.