Philippe Coutinho

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Philippe Coutinho
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Coutinho playing for Brazil in 2018.
Personal information
Full name Philippe Coutinho Correia
Date of birth (1992-06-12) 12 June 1992 (age 27)
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder, winger
Club information
Current team
FC Barcelona
Number 7
Youth career
1999–2008 Vasco da Gama
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2013 Internazionale 28 (3)
2008–2010Vasco da Gama (loan) 19 (1)
2012Espanyol (loan) 16 (5)
2013–2018 Liverpool 153 (41)
2018– Barcelona 0 (0)
National team
2009 Brazil U17 5 (3)
2011–2012 Brazil U20 7 (3)
2010– Brazil 31 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 December 2017
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 November 2017

Philippe Coutinho Correia (born 12 June 1992 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) is a Brazilian professional footballer. He plays for Spanish club Barcelona and the Brazil national team. He plays as an attacking midfielder or winger.

Career[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

Coutinho started his career at Vasco da Gama in Brazil. He joined Italian side Internazionale of Serie A in 2008. From there, he was loaned to Vasco da Gama and Espanyol in La Liga. In January 2013, he signed for Premier League club Liverpool for £8.5m.[1] In 2018, he signed for FC Barcelona for £142m.

International[change | change source]

Coutinho has played for the Brazil national team since 2010. He played for them during the 2015 Copa América, the Copa América Centenario, and during the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers (CONMEBOL).

Honours[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

Vasco da Gama
Campeonato Brasileiro Série B
  • 2009
Internazionale
Coppa Italia

Brazil[change | change source]

International Career Statistics[change | change source]

As of match played 10 November 2017
National Team Year Apps Goals
Brazil 2010 2 0
2014 4 0
2015 7 1
2016 11 5
2017 7 2
Total 31 8

References[change | change source]

  1. "Philippe Coutinho: Liverpool sign Inter Milan midfielder". BBC. 30 January 2013. Retrieved 22 December 2017.

Other websites[change | change source]