Philippe Coutinho Correia is a professional Brazilian football player who is best known for playing with the Brazilian national team and FC Barcelona as a midfielder. Coutinho is the recipient of PFA Fans Player of the Month, UEFA Europa League Squad of the Season, Samba Gold Award, Football Supporters Federation Player of the Year.
Philippe Coutinho - Married with Three Children
Philippe Coutinho is happily married to his girlfriend, Aine Coutinho, whom he had first met at a friend’s party. Well, Philippe tied the knot with his lady love Aine on 13 December 2012 in a lavish wedding ceremony. The wedding was held at one lavish venue in Brazil, attended by at least 100 guests.
Speaking more of the couple's relationship, Philippe and Aine have known each other since the 2000s. However, they began dating in early 2007. In February 2021, the lovebirds celebrated their 14th year of togetherness. Likewise, on December 14, 2020, the lovebirds celebrated eight years of marriage with their kids.
Well, Mr. and Mrs. Coutinho is a father to three beautiful children including Maria Coutinho, Esmeralda Coutinho, and Jose Coutinho. Philippe and his wife welcomed their first child Maria on December 22, 2015. On December 29, 2018, the pair gave birth to Esmeralda while her son Jose was born in January 2021.
Philippe Coutinho - Net Worth, Salary
Philippe Coutinho has an estimated net worth of $60 million, as per Celebrity Net Worth. His yearly income is about $588,235. In addition, Philippe also gets paid by brand sponsorships, ads, endorsements, and features. His Sponsorships/endorsements amount is reportedly no more than $130,719. And, the rich footballer is fond of lavishing cars and lives in a luxurious house.
Professional career of Philippe Coutinho
After Philippe Coutinho was spotted by “Vasco da Gama,” he was enlisted in the Brazil national team “Under-15” football team. He promoted Vasco in winning the Campeon ato Brasileiro Serie B title in 2009. The following year, Coutinho became a key first-team player, with 31 appearances and five goals. Likewise, the Brazilian footballer then won the 2009 South American Under-17 Football Championship” as a critical player.
In March 2013, he became “Player of the Month” and earned the “Man of the Match” award. On February 3, 2015, he signed a long-term deal with Liverpool till 2020. He won “PFA Fans Player of the Month” in February 2015. On March 1, He made a winning goal for “Liverpool” against “Manchester City.” On May 19, 2015, he was named “Liverpool’s Player of the Season.”
Included in the squad for the 2015 “Copa America” on May 5, 2015, Coutinho also played for the Copa America Centenario. Not to mention, Philippe impressively scored a hat-trick in the second group game at the “Citrus Bowl” on June 8, 2016, in which Brazil won 7-1 over Haiti.
Likewise, during the 2016-2017 season, Coutinho became the Man of the Match for three matches in a row against West Bromwich Albion, Crystal Palace, and Watford. Then on January 6, 2018, Liverpool confirmed an agreement regarding the transfer of Coutinho with LA Liga club Barcelona.
When the club scored 2-0 victory over “Espanyol” during “Copa del Rey” quarter-finals, Coutinho scored his first goal for “Barcelona” against “Valencia CF,” on February 8, 2018, during the second leg of the semi-finals of the “Copa del Rey.”
Philippe Coutinho - Quick facts
- Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to Jose Carlos Correia, an architect, and his wife.
- Coutinho was the third and youngest child of his parents.
- At a tender age, Coutinho showed interest in football.
- Philip played futsal, where he accompanied his brothers, Cristiano and Leandro, to a local concrete football pitch.
- Later, he enrolled at a local football academy.
- He met youth coaches of the Brazilian football club Vasco da Gama joined the youth system of the club after a trial session.