Philippe Coutinho Biography


Philippe Coutinho

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Birth Name: Philippe Coutinho
Date of birth:
Birth Country: Brazil
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Birth Sign: gemini
Age:   25 Years
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Philippe Coutinho Correia is a well-known football player who plays as an attacking midfielder or winger for the Brazilian national team as well as Spanish club Barcelona. He was born on 12 June 1992 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to father, José Carlos Correia, and mother, Esmerelda Coutinho. He grew up in Rio's northern Rocha district between an old shanty town and industrial warehouses along with his siblings.

While Philippe was a child, he followed his elder brothers Cristiano and Leandro to a local football ground, where he started playing futsal. Later he joined a local football academy on behalf of his friend's grandmother and approached at a tournament by youth coaches at Vasco da Gama, where he attended a trial and joined their youth team.

A few years later, Philippe made a contract with Italian side Internazionale in 2008 for €4 million, and subsequently, he loaned to Vasco, where he became a key player. He played for Internazionale in 2010 and was believed to be the future of the club due to his performance in his early matches but failed to impress later. He could not make his place in the playing set so was loaned to La Liga club Espanyol in 2012.

Later Philippe signed a contract with Premier League club Liverpool for £8.5 million. His combination of vision, passing, dribbling and long-range strikes lead him to more fame and also earned a nickname Little Magician from Liverpool fans and teammates. In 2015, he became the player of the Year by PFA Team,  where the popular football player like Sadio Mane, David Robert Joseph, and Roy Carroll has played too.

While Philippe was 18-years old he made his senior debut for Brazil in 2010.  Since then, he has made over 30 appearances and has also presented the nation at the 2015 Copa América and the Copa América Centenario.

Philippe is a Brazilian by nationality and belongs to multiracial ethnicity. He married his long-term girlfriend, Aine Coutinho, after dating him for sometimes. The couple blessed with two children a daughter Maria Coutinho and a son Philippe Coutinho. The husband and wife live a happily married life along with their children, and there is no any rumor of divorce between the couple. 

Philippe is a popular footballer, who earns a huge amount of money from his professional career. He has played for numerous club from which he earns a decent amount of money. 

According to some source, his monthly salary is 4 million GBP, and net worth is 50 million GBP. Additionally, he has luxurious cars of different brands and a lavish house, located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  

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Born in Brazil

1992 12th of June

Philippe was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to father, José Carlos Correia, and mother, Esmerelda Coutinho. Currently, he is 26-years old and his birth sign is Gemini.

 

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Married Aine Coutinho

2012

Philippe dated his girlfriend, Aine Coutinho, for a long time and later married her. His wife Aine gave birth of two children a daughter Maria Coutinho and a son Philippe Coutinho.

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Joined Liverpool club

2013 26th of January

After his successful career as a football player, Philippe made a contract with  Premier League club Liverpool for a £8.5 million. He made his Liverpool debut replacing Stewart Downing in the 78th minute of a 2–0 defeat against West Bromwich Albion at Anfield. 

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Joined Barcelona club

2018 6th of January

After Philippe reached an agreement with Liverpool he was transferred to Barcelona club and his transfer fee is reported to be an initial £106 million, which could rise to £142 million.

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Total Net worth

2018

As a popular football player, Philippe earns a huge amount of money from his professional career. As of 2018, his monthly salary is 4 million GBP and net worth is 50 million GBP. 

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