Thibaut Courtois

Born: May 11, 1992 (age 25)

Height: 6'6" (199cm)

Hometown: Bree, Belgium
Nationality: Belgium Belgian

Position: Goalkeeper
Team: Chelsea (no. 13)
Thibaut Courtois of Chelsea celebrates the opening goal scored by Pedro of Chelsea during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Chelsea at The Hawthorns on August 23, 2015
Career History
Youth1999-2009Genk
Senior2009-2011Genk
2011-Chelsea
→ 2011-2014Atletico Madrid (loan)
International2011-Belgium
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Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois in action during his side's Premier League clash with Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on January 14, 2017
Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois tells Tottenham Hotspur to make more noise at Wembley
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois tells Tottenham Hotspur fans that they need to make more noise at Wembley this season.
Aug 22, 11:21
Thibaut Courtois pulls off a fingertip save during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Arsenal on February 4, 2017
Thibaut Courtois: 'Burnley defeat was wake-up call'
Thibaut Courtois says that Chelsea's 3-2 defeat to Burnley on the opening weekend of the new Premier League campaign was "a little wake-up call".
Aug 21, 15:28
Marcos Alonso celebrates during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea on August 20, 2017
Result: Marcos Alonso nets double as Chelsea beat Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley
Marcos Alonso scores a double as Chelsea run out 2-1 winners over Tottenham Hotspur in the first Premier League fixture at Wembley Stadium.
Aug 20, 17:55
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte gesticulates on the touchline during his side's Premier League clash with Hull City at the KCOM Stadium on October 1, 2016
Result: Burnley stun nine-man Chelsea at Stamford Bridge
Sam Vokes scores twice as Burnley record a 3-2 win at Premier League champions Chelsea on the opening weekend of the season.
Aug 12, 16:58
Alvaro Morata celebrates scoring his side's first goal during the Euro 2016 Group D match between Spain and Turkey on July 17, 2016
Team News: Alvaro Morata on bench for Chelsea
Alvaro Morata starts on the bench as Chelsea welcome Burnley to Stamford Bridge.
Aug 12, 14:03
Petr Cech in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Arsenal on December 18, 2016
Petr Cech 'surprised by Thibaut Courtois penalty'
Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech admits that he was 'surprised' by Thibaut Courtois's penalty during Sunday's Community Shield.
Aug 6, 22:57
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois in action during his side's Premier League clash with Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on January 14, 2017
Antonio Conte defends Thibaut Courtois penalty
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says that Thibaut Courtois is 'one of the club's best penalty takers', despite the stopper missing from the spot in Sunday's Community Shield.
Aug 6, 22:08
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger after the FA Cup final victory over Chelsea on May 27, 2017
Result: Arsenal beat Chelsea on penalties to win Community Shield
Arsenal win the Community Shield at Wembley Stadium after beating Chelsea 4-1 in a penalty shootout.
Aug 6, 16:11
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte looks on during his side's Premier League clash with Southampton at St Mary's Stadium on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Chelsea 1-1 (1-4 on penalties) Arsenal - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Arsenal's victory over Chelsea in the Community Shield, which came thanks to a penalty shootout.
Aug 6, 13:00
Thibaut Courtois flashes a smile in the direction of an obsessed reporter at a Chelsea press conference on December 8, 2015
Thibaut Courtois: 'Arsenal can replace Alexis Sanchez'
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois says that Arsenal will be able to replace Alexis Sanchez should he leave the Emirates Stadium this summer.
Jul 31, 09:29
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois in action during his side's Premier League clash with Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on January 14, 2017
Thibaut Courtois: 'Chelsea ready for Community Shield'
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois says that his team "are ready" to face Arsenal in the Community Shield next weekend.
Jul 29, 22:55
Luciano Spalletti watches on during the Coppa Italia game between Lazio and Roma on March 1, 2017
Result: Inter Milan beat Chelsea despite freak Geoffrey Kondogbia own goal
Inter Milan register a 2-1 win over Chelsea in the International Champions Cup in Singapore, but the game will be remembered for Geoffrey Kondogbia's freak own goal.
Jul 29, 14:36
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte on the sidelines in the match against Burnley on February 12, 2017
Live Commentary: Chelsea 1-2 Inter Milan - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Inter Milan's 2-1 victory over Chelsea in the International Champions Cup.
Jul 29, 11:30
Alvaro Morata of Spain celebrates scoring in the Euro 2016 match against Turkey on June 17, 2016
Thibaut Courtois backs Alvaro Morata to "score a lot of goals"
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois is confident that £70m summer signing Alvaro Morata will "score a lot of goals" for the club.
Jul 26, 21:46
Carlo Ancelotti, coach of Real Madrid reacts during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final first leg match between Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on April 2, 2014
Result: Bayern Munich hold on to beat Chelsea in Singapore
Three goals in the opening 27 minutes help Bayern Munich to a 3-2 victory over Chelsea in Singapore.
Jul 25, 14:31
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois in action during his side's Premier League clash with Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on January 14, 2017
Thibaut Courtois pleased with win over Arsenal
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois pays tribute to his teammates following Saturday's 3-0 win over Premier League rivals Arsenal in Beijing.
Jul 24, 15:28
Michy Batshuayi in action for Chelsea on August 20, 2016
Result: Chelsea cruise past Arsenal in Beijing
Chelsea begin their pre-season campaign with a 3-0 win over Premier League rivals Arsenal as Michy Batshuayi scores a brace in Beijing.
Jul 22, 14:41
Chelsea's Asmir Begovic during the Premier League match against Watford on May 15, 2017
Asmir Begovic takes thinly-veiled swipe at Antonio Conte
Asmir Begovic says that he is grateful to Jose Mourinho for taking him to Chelsea two years ago, rating the Portuguese as the best manager he has previously worked for.
Jul 20, 13:59
Keylor Navas for Real Madrid on August 31, 2014
Goalkeeper Keylor Navas targets long-term stay at Real Madrid
Real Madrid's Keylor Navas says that he is 'happy and calm' ahead of the new campaign, which looks likely to start with him as first-choice goalkeeper.
Jul 18, 22:34
Alphonse 'Hands off my' Areola saves a shot from Fernando Torres during the La Liga game between Atletico Madrid and Villarreal on February 20, 2016
Chelsea 'keep eye on Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Alphonse Areola'
Chelsea are reportedly considering a move for Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Alphonse Areola.
Jul 5, 16:55
Thibaut Courtois pulls off a fingertip save during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Arsenal on February 4, 2017
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois enjoying life in London
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois hints that he has no desire to leave the club this summer as he finds it "really nice" living in London.
Jul 4, 19:09
David De Gea applauds after the Premier League game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace on May 21, 2017
Report: Real Madrid to reignite interest in David de Gea
A report claims that David de Gea has informed his close friends that he will join Real Madrid, with Los Blancos preparing to return for the keeper later this summer.
Jul 3, 22:21
Keylor Navas for Real Madrid on August 31, 2014
Keylor Navas determined to remain first choice at Real Madrid
Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas says that he will not go down without a fight if a new stopper is brought in this summer.
Jul 3, 21:36
Manchester City goalkeeper Wilfredo 'Willy' Caballero in action during the Champions League last 16 first leg against AS Monaco at the Etihad Stadium on February 21, 2017
Chelsea sign Willy Caballero on a free transfer
Chelsea sign former Manchester City goalkeeper Willy Caballero on a free transfer, with the Argentine expected to deputise for Blues number one Thibaut Courtois.
Jul 1, 14:10
Thibaut Courtois pulls off a fingertip save during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Arsenal on February 4, 2017
Real Madrid 'cool Thibaut Courtois interest'
Real Madrid reportedly cool their interest in Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, who is yet to resume contract talks at Stamford Bridge.
Jun 30, 21:32
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois in action during his side's Premier League clash with Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on January 14, 2017
Agent of Chelsea star Thibaut Courtois admits to meeting Real Madrid officials
Thibaut Courtois's agent Christophe Henrotay reveals that he regularly meets with Real Madrid officials amid rumours of a move for the Chelsea goalkeeper.
Jun 28, 16:20
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois in action during his side's Premier League clash with Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on January 14, 2017
Thibaut Courtois 'refusing to budge on new Chelsea deal'
Thibaut Courtois is reportedly continuing to play hardball over a new contract with Chelsea, as he is waiting to see how much rumoured new arrival Romelu Lukaku is paid.
Jun 21, 22:53
Antonio Conte celebrates Chelsea's Premier League win over Watford on May 15, 2017
Chelsea to announce 'mystery signing' on July 1
Chelsea reportedly finalise a deal for their first signing of the summer, but will not reveal the identity of the incoming player until July 1.
Jun 16, 14:14
Thibaut Courtois pulls off a fingertip save during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Arsenal on February 4, 2017
Thibaut Courtois 'sees Chelsea contract talks stall'
A report claims that contract talks between Thibaut Courtois and Chelsea stall over the Belgian goalkeeper's wage demands.
Jun 16, 12:19
Manchester City goalkeeper Wilfredo 'Willy' Caballero in action during the Champions League last 16 first leg against AS Monaco at the Etihad Stadium on February 21, 2017
Chelsea 'in talks to sign former Manchester City goalkeeper Willy Caballero'
Chelsea are reportedly close to sealing the signature of former Manchester City goalkeeper Willy Caballero.
Jun 14, 11:12
Belgium's Romelu Lukaku celebrates after scoring the 0-2 goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying football match between Croatia and Belgium, at the Maksimir stadium in Zagreb, on October 11 ,2013
Team News: Romelu Lukaku spearheads the Belgium attack against Estonia
Everton striker Romelu Lukaku leads the line for Belgium's trip to Estonia.
Jun 9, 19:25
Everton manager Roberto Martinez looks on during the Capital One Cup semi-final first leg against Manchester City at Goodison Park on January 6, 2016
Result: Michy Batshuayi, Marouane Fellaini net in Belgium win
Michy Batshuayi and Marouane Fellaini score the goals as Belgium record a 2-1 win over Czech Republic in Monday night's international friendly in Brussels.
Jun 5, 21:36
Romelu Lukaku in action during the Premier League game between Everton and Burnley on April 15, 2017
Thibaut Courtois welcomes Romelu Lukaku to Chelsea transfer links
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois says that he "would be happy" to see Belgium teammate Romelu Lukaku join him at Stamford Bridge.
Jun 2, 18:27
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois in action during his side's Premier League clash with Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on January 14, 2017
Thibaut Courtois: 'No doubt that I will sign new Chelsea deal'
Thibaut Courtois is "very happy" at Chelsea and has "no doubt" that he will sign an extended deal if offered to him by the club.
Jun 2, 18:16
Fulham goalkeeper Marcus Bettinelli during the Championship match against Cardiff City on August 30, 2014
Chelsea to make bid for Fulham goalkeeper Marcus Bettinelli?
Chelsea reportedly take an interest in signing Fulham goalkeeper Marcus Bettinelli as back-up to Thibaut Courtois.
Jun 1, 12:56
Alphonse 'Hands off my' Areola saves a shot from Fernando Torres during the La Liga game between Atletico Madrid and Villarreal on February 20, 2016
Chelsea 'want Alphonse Areola to replace Asmir Begovic'
A report claims that Chelsea want Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Alphonse Areola as a replacement for Asmir Begovic, who has joined Bournemouth.
May 30, 21:31
Chelsea's Asmir Begovic during the Premier League match against Watford on May 15, 2017
Bournemouth confirm signing of Asmir Begovic from Chelsea
Bournemouth confirm the signing of goalkeeper Asmir Begovic from Chelsea, bringing an end to his two-year spell in West London.
May 30, 17:07
Eden Hazard is strangled by Perparim Hetemaj during the international friendly between Belgium and Finland on June 1, 2016
Eden Hazard to remain Belgium captain despite Vincent Kompany return
Vincent Kompany returns to Belgium's squad for the upcoming qualifier against Estonia, but Eden Hazard is to remain captain until the end of the campaign.
May 30, 16:20
Fraser Forster in action during the EFL Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Southampton on January 25, 2017
Video: Sports Mole Reader Awards - Premier League Goalkeeper of the Season
Find out who you voted as the Premier League goalkeeper of the season in the 2016-17 Sports Mole Reader Awards.
May 30, 15:27
Chelsea's Asmir Begovic during the Premier League match against Watford on May 15, 2017
Chelsea 'accept Bournemouth's £10m bid for Asmir Begovic'
Chelsea reportedly accept a £10m bid from Bournemouth for second-string goalkeeper Asmir Begovic.
May 30, 12:45



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