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Philippe Coutinho

Philippe Coutinho Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1992
Place of Birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Age 29 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
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Philippe Coutinho

Philippe Coutinho Correia is a Brazilian-Portuguese professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder or winger for Spanish club Barcelona and the Brazil national team. He is known for his combination of vision, passing, dribbling and ability to conjure curving long-range strikes. Born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Coutinho showed prodigious talent and excelled in Vasco da Gama's youth system. He was signed by Italian club Inter Milan in 2008 for €4 million and subsequently loaned back to Vasco, where he became a key player. He made his debut for Inter Milan in 2010, and was later loaned to La Liga club Espanyol in 2012. In January 2013, Coutinho joined English club Liverpool for £8.5 million. He flourished at Liverpool, being named in the PFA Team of the Year in 2015. In January 2018, Coutinho signed for Barcelona for a club record fee reportedly worth €160 million, and won two La Liga titles.

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About Philippe Coutinho

Attacking midfielder who joined Liverpool FC in 2013 after three seasons with Inter Milan. In 2018 he would join Barcelona. He became a member of the Brazilian national team in 2010.

Philippe Coutinho before fame

He began in the youth system of Vasco da Gama, before a €4 million buyout sent him to Inter Milan.

Achievement of Philippe Coutinho

He was named Liverpool Young Player of the Year in 2012-13.

Philippe Coutinho family life

He married Aine Coutinho in 2012 in Brazil; they have two daughters.

Associations of Philippe Coutinho

Mauricio Pochettino the coach of Liverpool's rival Southampton, compared his style of play to that of Lionel Messi and Ronaldinho.

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  • Brazilian emigrants to Portugal
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Latest information about Philippe Coutinho updated on June 14 2021.

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