- Birth Name Philippe Coutinho Correia
- Birth Place Rio de Janeiro
- Famous Name Philippe Coutinho
- Father Ze Carlos Coutinho
- Mother Dona Esmeralda Coutinho
- Net Worth $60 million
- Salary $13 million
- Nationality Brazilian
- Ethnicity Mix
- Currently Working For Liverpool F.C.
- Currently Married Yes
- Married to Aine Coutinho (m. 2012)
- Divorce N/A
- Children 2
Philippe Coutinho Correia commonly known as Philippe Coutinho is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays side Spanish club Barcelona and the Brazilian national team. The attacking midfielder or winger. previously for Liverpool and Inter Milan.
As of 2018, Coutinho has an estimated net worth of $60 million, mostly earned through his football career. Furthermore, the hunk is married and is blessed with two children together with his wife.
Philippe Coutinho Early Life
Philippe Coutinho was born on 12 June 1992, in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, weighing 3.1 kg as a newborn. His star sign is. By nationality, Coutinho is a Brazilian and his ethnicity is unknown.
The third and youngest son of Ze Carlos Coutinho and Dona Esmeralda Coutinho, he was raised in Rio’s Northen Rocha district between an old shanty town and industrial warehouses. As a child, he followed his elder brothers Cristiano and Leandro to a local concrete football pitch where he first began playing futsal.
With space restricted and the need for skill and provision heightened, the diminutive Coutinho thrived. After joining a local football academy on the insistence of his friend's grandmother, his father was later approached at a tournament by youth coaches at Vasco da Gama, where he attended a trial and joined their youth system.
Philippe Coutinho Professional Life
After he turned 18, Coutinho joined the Italian football club, Inter Milan in July 2010. The following months on 27, he made his official debut in a 2-0 loss to Atlético Madrid in the 2010 UEFA Super Cup. His first goal for the club came on 8th May 2011 in a match against Fiorentina.
Plying until 2013, he made 28 games appearances with 3 goals for the Inter Milan. While his stint at Inter Milan, he also enjoyed loan spell with Vasco da Gama and Espanyol.
From 2013-2018, he played for the Liverpool, playing overall 152 matches with 41 goals.
On 6th January 2018, Coutinho signed with La Liga club Barcelona for the reported transfer fee worth €130 million. Later nineteen days, he made his debut for Barcelona in a 2-1 victory over Espanyol.
Philippe Coutinho has represented his national side both in youth and senior level, playing at the various tournament. He was a team member of the Brazilian U17 and U20 national team.
On 7th October 2010, he made his national debut in a friendly match against. Furthermore, he has also played in the 2015 Copa America. In the 2018 FIFA World Cup, he scored a goal against Costa Rica, playing alongside Thiago Silva, Neymar, Roberto Firmino, and Gabriel Jesus.
Philippe Coutinho Personal Life
Philippe Coutinho, 26, is a happily married man. He exchanged the wedding vows with his childhood sweetheart Aine Coutinho, a Portuguese, who was born in Rio de Janiero. According to the source, when Coutinho moved to Italy at the age of 18 to join Internazionale, he was joined by his parents and Aine.
The pair first met in 2007 when Coutinho was just 14 and they grew up together in Brazil's capital Rio de Janeiro. A mutual friend introduced them to each other at a party and they started dating, living together under the same roof as Philippe's mum Esmerelda and dad Jose.
In fact, Aine asked him to be her boyfriend. There wasn't really a moment where they were like, 'OK we are together now.' Countinho state that "We're from the same neighborhood and so we just started seeing more and more of each other, going places together and it grew deeper and stronger."
The enthusiastic footballer now dedicates every goal celebration to wife, blowing kisses in her direction.
Not only lovers, but the couple is proud parents too. They are blessed with a son, Phillippe Coutinho Jr. and a daughter, Maria Coutinho.
Apart from his love life, Coutinho has said his idol is Ronaldinho. He has tattoos stretching from his fingers to his biceps which form tributes to his parents, two brothers, and his wife Aine. Coutinho is a devout Christian.
Philippe Coutinho Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsement
As of 2018, Philippe Coutinho has an estimated net worth around $60 million. He currently makes $252,009 weekly which is around $13 million per annum from Barcelona. Furthermore, he became Barcelona's new record signing after completing his €160 million moves, and reportedly also became one of the club's top three earners.
Presently his market value is recorded at €150 million.
Apart from football, Coutinho makes a significant part of his fortune through endorsements. He has signed a deal with some of the biggest brands like Nike, Pro Evolution Soccer, Nissan and Hugo Boss. Furthermore, he owns a luxurious mansion in Barcelona which features a huge living room and kitchen, as well as a swimming pool and large garden.