Philippe Coutinho

Coutinho in 2012, photo by Maxisports/

Birth Name: Philippe Coutinho Correia

Place of Birth: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Date of Birth: 12 June, 1992

Ethnicity: Brazilian [African, Portuguese, Indigenous]

Philippe Coutinho is a Brazilian professional footballer. He plays as an attacking midfielder or winger for Premier League club Aston Villa and the Brazil national team. His January 2018 transfer, to Barcelona, for a €142 million record fee, made him then-the third most expensive football player ever.

Philippe is the son of Esmerelda Coutinho and architect José Carlos Correia. He is married to Ainê, with whom he has three children. He also has a Portuguese passport.

9 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    Add this:

    In January 2018, Coutinho transferred to Barcelona for a €142 million record fee, making him the third most expensive football player ever.

  2. Mixed Kidd says:

    correction: The tag for ‘Brazilian-Portuguese’ should be ‘Portuguese-Brazilian’ instead.

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