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- Date of Birth:
- June 12, 1992
- 5' 7"
- Rio de Janeiro
Philippe Coutinho (born Philippe Coutinho Correia on June 12, 1992 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) is a Brazilian professional soccer player who plays for the English club Liverpool and the Brazilian national team. Philippe has been used as an attacking midfielder and winger who excels at assisting goals for his teammates. Philippe can also score quite well having registered goals every year since his senior career began in 2008 as well as multiple goals for the Brazilian team since 2009.
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Philippe is best known as a Brazilian midfielder soccer player and is recognized as one of the best wingers on the Liverpool football club.
Philippe was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and grew up in the northern Rocha district. Philippe grew up playing soccer on a concrete pitch with his brothers in a shanty town, between warehouses. He excelled under the difficult circumstances and was eventually noticed by youth coaches at Vasco de Gama where he would join their youth system. In 2012, Philippe married Aine Coutinho.