Friday, June 22, 2018

@Soccer @worldCup ex @VascodaGama Philippe Coutinho Correia 26 from #Rio de Janeiro the son of architect Jose Carlos Correia the early hero of #Brazil

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ull namePhilippe Coutinho Correia[1]
Date of birth12 June 1992 (age 26)[2]
Place of birthRio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)[3]
Playing positionAttacking midfielder / Winger
Club information
Current team
Youth career
1999–2008Vasco da Gama
Senior career*
2008–2013Inter Milan28(3)
2008–2010→ Vasco da Gama (loan)19(1)
2012→ Espanyol (loan)16(5)
National team
2009Brazil U175(3)
2011–2012Brazil U207(3)
Vasco da Gama Philippe Coutinho 26 yrs old 
The third and youngest son of Esmerelda Coutinho and architect José Carlos Correia, Coutinho was born on 12 June 1992 in Rio de Janeiro, weighing 3.1 kg (6 lbs 10 oz) as a newborn.[8] He was raised in Rio's northern Rocha district between an old shanty town and industrial warehouse
Coutinho flourished in Vasco da Gama's youth system, and was soon called up to the Brazil under-15 football team.[9] In July 2008, at the age of 16 he was bought by Italian giants Internazionale for €4 million.[10] Coutinho remained at Vasco on loan for two years as foreigner footballers were prohibited from playing professional football in Italy until they are the age of 18, and became a regular first team player despite his young age.[11][12] In 2009, he helped Vasco win the Série B title and achieve promotion. In 2010, he made 31 appearances and scored 5 goals in all competitions as he established himself as a key first team player.[

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