Courtois hails Madrid move

first_imgNew Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has hailed his move to the Spanish capital as a dream come true.The 26-year-old who left Chelsea to sign for Madrid this summer revealed he is fulfilling a lifelong dream by joining the European champions at his unveiling today.The deal which also involves Croatian midfielder Mateo Kovacic moving on loan to Chelsea is understood to have cost Madrid around €35million.“Joining the best club in the world is a responsibility and a huge honor. I would like to thank Real Madrid for their efforts to bring me here, as well as everyone who made the move happen,” he said, according to The News.“Throughout my career, I’ve done my best for all the teams I’ve played for and I want to show I can match the expectations at this club.”Thibaut Courtois, Real MadridReport: Courtois’s agent arrested in money laundering case George Patchias – September 11, 2019 Real Madrid’s Thibaut Courtois agent has been arrested as part of a money-laundering investigation.The ugly word corruption is again staining the world of football. In…Courtois becomes only the second Belgian to play for Los Blancos after Fernand Goyvaerts, who was at Madrid from 1965 to 1967.“Real Madrid are signing one of the best goalkeepers in the world, if not the best,” Florentino Perez said.“He comes to Real at a young age but with a lot of experience and success in European Football.”Courtois won the Golden Glove award at the just concluded FIFA World Cup in Russia as Belgium finished third in the tournament.last_img

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