Thibaut Courtois playing for Atlético Madrid Visit my channel : Belgian football talents www.youtube.com My Twitter : twitter.com Thibaut Courtois (born 11 May 1992) is a Belgian footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Atlético Madrid on loan from Chelsea. Early career Courtois began his career with local side Bilzen VV, where he started his career as a left back. Soon after, in 1999, he joined Racing Genk at the age of seven, and it was there that he was converted into a goalkeeper. Racing Genk After progressing through the Genk youth system, Courtois made his first team debut for Genk on 17 April 2009 against Gent. He was a key figure in Genk's title victory in the 2010--11 season, playing all of their League matches. Chelsea FC On 14 July 2011, Genk agreed a fee with English Premier League club Chelsea for Courtois. On 26 July 2011, Chelsea confirmed on their website that the transfer of Courtois was finalised and that he had signed a five-year contract with the club. Loan to Atlético On 26 July 2011, Courtois completed a season-long loan deal to Spanish La Liga club Atlético Madrid. Courtois was given the number 13 shirt, last worn by David de Gea before his transfer to Manchester United.