A Brazilian professional football player Philippe Coutinho currently plays for an English club Liverpool and a Brazil National Team as an attacking midfielder or winger. He is the native of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He came into this world on 12th June of the year 1992 which has now made him reach the age of 23. Philippe was born as the third and youngest son to her parents. He was raised up in the Northern Rocha district in between an old shanty town and the industrial warehouses.
Coutinho used to follow his elder brothers named Cristiano and Leandro to the local concrete football pitch. It was there when he started to play futsal. With the space restricted and the need for skill and improvisation heightened, diminutive Coutinho thrived. After joining the local football academy on the insistence of his grandmother, Philippe’s father was later approached to the tournament by the youth coaches at Vasco da Gama where he attended the trial and also joined their youth system. In July of 2008, when he was 17, he was bought by an Italian Serie A giants Internazionale for €4 million. He stayed at Vascon on loan for a couple of years and became a first team player for Brazilian side despite being in young age.
When Coutinho was 18 years old, he moved to Italy for joining Internazionale. He was joined there by his parents and his girlfriend Aine. He first met with his partner at the party of his friend. The pair has now already got married are living their blissful life. They tied their knot with each other in Summer of 2012. He had said that his idol is Ronaldinho. Philippe is considered to be archetypal Brazilian Number 10 playmaker. His vision and passing ability have made him earn the nicknamed as Little Magician by the Liverpool fans. Although he is naturally right-footed, he is also capable of playing from his both feet. It was on 26th January 2013 when Liverpool reportedly agreed £8.5 million fees with for him.
Apart from that, Coutinho has also made his appearance for Brazil from U14 team and upwards he became the key player in Brazilian squad which won 2009 South American U-17 Football Championship scoring three goals. He also made his senior appearance in Brazil short on 7th October 2010 starting in the friendly match against Iran. On 5th May of 2015, he was included in the squad for 2015 Copa America and then he scored his first international goal on 7th June during 2-0 friendly win against Mexico at Allianz Parque.
A good looking football player Coutinho stands at the height of five feet and seven and a half inches that are 1.71 m. As he was born in the month of June, his zodiac sign is Gemini. Coutinho also has tattoos that are stretching from his fingers to the biceps which form tributes to his parents, brother and his wife Aine. His work has made him earn a huge amount of salary and his net worth is estimated to be around $5 million. Besides that, to get more updated about his bio, goals, transfer, and interview, he can also get connected via Instagram and Twitter.