Belgium won the World Cup quarter-finals to beat Brazil 2-1. As a result, the end of the tour of Russia ended at the head of the Neymar team and the World Cup. Brazilian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, the hero of Brazil’s killing match in an exciting match. But the story of one of the world’s best goalkeepers coming to football was not easy.
On May 11, 1992, Thibaut Courtois was born in Belgium. His father, Theory Courtois and mother Guita Courtois, were both Belgian national Volleyball team players, because they wanted their child to be born with small volleyball.
But boy Thibaut Courtois did not want to be there. Initially, he was about to take gymnastics. When her parents took her to a local Volleyball Training Center at the age of five, she told her unwillingness to go to Volleyball in a week.
Then Thibaut Courtois was taken to Viv Blezen in the city of Brig, Belgium, in the football club of Belgium. But there is no rule in grasrut coaching under the children under six years in Belgium. In it, there was a lot of crying in front of the court club. The club authorities took him to the training and took him to the training.
Initially, the Thibaut Courtois is left as a left back, but its acrobatic movements can be seen at the young age. At that time his nickname was ‘Octopus’. VV Bleijen’s nursery coach keeps him playing at regular intervals. He quickly caught the eye of the scout of the big club Zynga Club of the country. In the 2010-11 season, the Zink Club is champion in the professional league of the country.
Chelsea then bought him for just eight million euros in 2011. In between 2011 and 2014, Thibaut Courtois played at Athletico Madrid.
In the 2009-10 season, in the Belgian jersey, Thibaut Courtois played as the Under-18 team’s goalkeeper. And since Belgium has been serving as the regular goalkeeper of the Belgium national team since 2011