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Thibaut Courtois extends his contract with Real Madrid until 2026: "It is an honor" |  football

Thibaut Courtois extends his contract with Real Madrid until 2026: “It is an honor” | football

Courtois arrived in the Spanish capital in 2018, with which he immediately won the Club World Cup. After a tough start, the 29-year-old goalkeeper quickly turned into an absolute star at Real Madrid. Meanwhile, his counter is 130, with Courtois keeping 52 clean sheets.

In 2019, Courtois & Associates. Third place in the first division. Courtois won the title with Royal in 2020, and last season he had to beat his rival Atletico Madrid with Eden Hazard.

After claiming the national title with Genk in 2011, the 89-time international stormed to the European summit. He was successful at Chelsea and on loan to Atlético Madrid.

Atlético won the European League (2012), the European Super Cup (2012), the title (2014), and the Copa Cup (2013). With Chelsea there were two titles (2015, 2017) and the FA Cup (2018). With Belgium he won bronze in the 2018 World Cup.

“My friends and family recently asked me where I want to play in the coming years. My answer has not changed compared to my answer as a kid: Real Madrid,” Courtois explains on his contract extension on his website.

“I added another two years in the most beautiful shirt in the world. This makes my childhood dream even sweeter. I feel fortunate to be able to expand my family with a new family on the field.”

“This is an honour,” Courtois added. “Real Madrid is my home. This contract extension is a reward for my efforts and encourages me to work even harder.”

The Champions League is on Courtois’ wish list. “I will start every game as if there is a trophy at stake. This club and the fans deserve it.”

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