Philippe Coutinho Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Net Worth, Facts and Family
One of the popular professional football Player is Philippe Coutinho Correia who is popularly named as Philippe Coutinho. He plays for Brazil National Team. He is well known Brazilian celebrity. He is famous for contribution in professional life. He is best at Attacking midfielder/Winger position. Currently, he is playing in Barcelona. He had played for Inter Milan, Vasco da Gama. His Shirt number is 14. He had represented himself in Russia for the World Cup 2018 as a part of the team by showing his talent to all.
Early Life of Coutinho
Passionate and enthusiastic player, Coutinho was born on 12th June 1992. He was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, the city of Brazil. His nationality is Brazilian. His father name is Ze Carlos Coutinho and mother name is Dona Esmeralda Coutinho. His religion is Christian.
Body Features of Coutinho
Talking about his body, his height is 1.72 m. His weight is of 72 Kg. He has a balanced body with good health.
Early Career of Coutinho
- He started his career in football by playing in the club, Vasco da Gama Youth system and later he was called for the Brazil U15 football team due to his excellent performance.
- In the year 2008, he was bought by Italian giants Internazionale with a fee of €4 million. At that time, he was just sixteen
- In the year 2009, he helped Vasco win the Serie B title and achieve promotion.
- In the year 2010, he made 31 appearances and scored 5 goals.
- In the year 2010, the month of July he shifted to the club, Inter Milan and made his team debut against Atletico Madrid with the Winning score of 2-0 on 27th August 2010.
- On 8th May 2011, he made his first goal for this club.
- Later, he moved to Espanyol club on loan. It was on his 2011-2012 season and made his team debut on 4th February 2012 against the Athletic club.
- On 30th January 2013, he made a contract by signing with Premier League club Liverpool with a fee of £8.5 million fees and made team debut on 11th February 2013 against West Bromwich Albion.
- He also won the Man of the Match award.
- He started his 2013–2014 season against Swansea City on 16 September 2013.
- In the year 2014 on 13th April, he scored the winning goal against Manchester City and started the 2014-2015 season against Southampton.
- In the year 2015 on 9th August, he made his winning goal against Stroke city.
- In the year 2016 of January, he suffered from a hamstring injury while playing against Stroke city and missed many matches and returned on February in the 2016 League Cup Final and scored an equalizer goal against Manchester City.
- He then signed 5-year extension contract with Liverpool in the year 2016.
- He started his 2017 season against Sevilla on 13th September.
- On 6th December, he was captained for the club, Liverpool.
- Overall he made 12 goals kicks and registered nine assists in 20 appearances for the club in 2017–2018 and left Liverpool.
- On 6th January 2018, Liverpool confirmed that they had reached an agreement with Barcelona for the transfer of Coutinho with a fee of £105 Million and made his team debut against RCD Espanyol.
- Currently, he is playing for Barcelona.
International Career of Coutinho
- He had represented himself in his national country, Brazil in both senior as well as junior levels in many tournaments.
- Coutinho became the main player in the Brazilian squad that won the 2009 South American Under-17 Football Championship by scorning three goals.
- He was also the key player in the final squad for the 2014 Fifa World Cup.
- He was also included in the squad of 2015 Copa America on 5th May 2015.
- His name was also enlisted in the squad of Brazil national team in this World cup 2018 Russia and made his first goal against Switzerland.
- He was also named as man of the match.
- He had played in the World cup 2018. He is the active player in this World cup.
Personal Life of Coutinho
He is married to Aine Coutinho, his girlfriend. They married in the year 2012. The couple is blessed with two children named Philippe Coutinho Jr. and Maria Coutinho. They seem to be very happy with each other. The couple makes public appearances together often. There is no any sign of Separation between them. They are living peacefully.
The net worth of Coutinho is estimated to have $20 million as of 2018 with all of his properties and incomes. He is receiving an annual salary of $5 million from his present club.