Thibaut Courtois

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Thibaut Nicolas Marc Courtois (born 11 May 1992) is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Belgium national team. He is considered one of the best goalkeepers in world football.Courtois progressed through the youth system of Genk, and aged 18, he played a key role in the team's Belgian Pro League victory. In July 2011 he joined Chelsea for a reported £8 million, and was immediately loaned to Atlético Madrid. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thibaut Courtois has received more than 5,018,212 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Thibaut Courtois is the 1,002nd most popular soccer player (down from 674th in 2019), the 374th most popular biography from Belgium (down from 281st in 2019) and the 12th most popular Belgian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Thibaut Courtois ranks 1,002 out of 16,923Before him are Andrzej Szarmach, Keizo Imai, Sergei Salnikov, Guido Masetti, Erich Probst, and Ichiji Otani. After him are Ivan Eklind, Amedeo Amadei, Domènec Balmanya, Silva Batuta, Angelo Sormani, and Flávio Costa.

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Among people born in 1992, Thibaut Courtois ranks 8Before him are Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus, Philippe Coutinho, Park Chanyeol, Mario Götze, and Marc-André ter Stegen. After him are Phil Jones, Taylor Lautner, Cara Delevingne, Freddie Highmore, Sadio Mané, and Álvaro Morata.

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Among people born in Belgium, Thibaut Courtois ranks 374 out of 899Before him are Hieronymus Cock (1518), Eugène Boch (1855), Jan Frans van Bloemen (1662), Arnulf, Count of Holland (951), Adam van Noort (1562), and Daniël Heinsius (1580). After him are Maurice De Waele (1896), André Delvaux (1926), René Jacobs (1946), Dirk II, Count of Holland (901), André Cluytens (1905), and Wim Mertens (1953).


Among soccer players born in Belgium, Thibaut Courtois ranks 12Before him are Bernard Voorhoof (1910), Eden Hazard (1991), Enzo Scifo (1966), Marc Wilmots (1969), Louis Van Hege (1889), and Romelu Lukaku (1993). After him are Jean-Marc Bosman (1964), Raymond Braine (1907), Dries Mertens (1987), Franky Van der Elst (1961), Wilfried Van Moer (1945), and Franky Vercauteren (1956).

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