500 club-level games at the age of just 29. Thibaut’s career Courtois added a new milestone in Tiraspol, which the Real Madrid goalkeeper celebrated with a clean sheet, third in the five league games played so far, to seal his team’s pass to the second round of the European Cup.
Courtois is going through a moment of fulfillment that places him above certain mundane issues, such as the FIFA award for best goalkeeper. The one from Bree harshly criticized the calendar during one of the international breaks, and is clear that this has cost him exclusion from the list of applicants for the award he sponsors Infantino. “Individual awards are not important,” said the meta, who is nominated for his position at Yashin Trophy, the Ballon d’Or for goalkeepers, awarded by France Football.
Despite the ‘oblivion’ of FIFA, Courtois continues to demonstrate with numbers that he is among the best goalkeepers on the planet, with credentials even to aspire to the throne. Untouchable in Madrid (the only footballer in the squad who has played it all) and in the Belgian national team, one of the great powers of the football planet and aspiring to everything in Qatar 2022. Before, your great challenge is to conquer the Champions with Madrid, a title that resists him. He couldn’t make it with the Athletic, nor with him Chelsea. His white ceiling is the semifinals of last season, in which he fell to his former teammates.
Courtois debuted with the first team of the Genk in April 2009 and just 16 years old. With his training club (he entered at the age of eight) he played 45 official matches before being captured by the Chelsea, who immediately yielded it to the Athletic from Madrid. Of rojiblanco added 154 matches, the same as in Chelsea at the end of his loan in Madrid, the city to which he returned in 2018 to defend now the door of the Bernabéu. Are already 147 white matches, with 58 Clean sheets, the last on Wednesday in Transnistria, for a total of 206 unbeaten matches throughout his career.
Career that only paints white. Renewed in summer until 2026, it has liquidated all competition in the Madrid goal. Keylor Navas had to emigrate to Paris and Andrey lunin He has only played one game in the last year and a half. It is the law of Courtois, who has already become one of the referents of the Madrid fans.