5 Facts About Thibaut Courtois

1. In February 2014, Thibaut Courtois caused some stir in the national team, by saying of Simon Mignolet, his rival for the starting goalkeeper spot, "You have to know how to stay humble and respectful, and he should remember that.

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2. On 13 May 2014, Thibaut Courtois was named in the squad to go to the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

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3. On 17 August 2016, Thibaut Courtois dismissed any transfer rumours and stated he would stay at Chelsea for many years to come.

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4. On 11 September 2014, Thibaut Courtois signed a new five-year contract with Chelsea, keeping him at the club until 2019.

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5. On 26 November 2011, Thibaut Courtois received his first red card of his professional career after fouling Real Madrid's Karim Benzema for a penalty in the Madrid derby.

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