Very successful this season, the Real Madrid goalkeeper is aware that the next deadlines will be decisive for the rest of his career.
Passed by Atlético and Chelsea, today at Real Madrid and brilliant for years with the Belgian selection, Thibaut Courtois is undoubtedly an integral part of the emblematic goalkeepers of the last decade. Champion of Spain in 2020, the Red Devil has shone in recent months and is on the verge of a C1 final.
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On Wednesday night, his side will face Chelsea in the Champions League semi-final second leg, after a 1-1 draw in the first leg. Suffice to say that the pressure is high in the ranks of Madrid, but Thibaut Courtois was looking for this kind of sensations by joining a club of the standing of the White House.
“I feel more and more important at Real Madrid”
“At Real Madrid you know the pressure will always be there. They are the greatest team in the world and when you win a trophy that is what makes it fun to play for Madrid. Real Madrid are the most great team of the world, you feel the pressure from the fans. This is another dimension in the world of football “, thus entrusted the porter in the Téléfoot program. While he feels more and more important in Madrid, he does not yet consider having the best season of his career.
“I feel more and more important at Real Madrid. I never imagined that I could arrive in a team like that, I think about it every time I arrive at the stadium… My best season? It depends on if we wins titles at the end or not. Because in the end, that’s what counts ” , recalled the porter of Belgium.
Thibaut Courtois is preparing to face his former team in the last four of the most prestigious of European competitions, dreaming of a final victory. “I have confidence in our qualities, we are lucky to be in the semi-finals. Small details can change everything. Winning a trophy with Belgium and the Champions League with Real Madrid are two childhood dreams. which I haven’t accomplished yet, so I still miss it and I hope to be able to achieve it as soon as possible “.