A 14! Compared to Liverpool this Saturday night at the Stade de France in the final of the Champions League 2021-2022, Real Madrid won the fourteenth C1 in its history, winning 1-0 against the Reds thanks to a goal by Vinicius Jr. The Brazilian scored this important goal, another man stood out: Thibaut Courtois. The Belgian goalkeeper entered the Madrid cages again for his fiftieth match of the season in all club competitions and showed a perfect performance, crowned 10/10 by our editorial staff for the title of man of the match.
Whether against Mohamed Salah, Thiago Alcantara or Sadiu Maném, the 30-year-old goalkeeper stopped or moved everything, his post on the Senegalese shot in the first period also helped him. The impenetrable Belgian national team (94 matches) performed nine interventions, which is a record in the C1 final sinceOpta analyzes the competition. And when we look at the entire Champions League season, Thibaut Courtois made 59 parades! Just unbelievable. The principal in question, who was present at the BT Sport microphone after the match, responded to his opponents.
“I had to win the finals to respect my name”
“Yesterday (Friday, editor’s note) I said at a press conference that we must win the finals, that we must write history. Today I was modest, I had to earn it for my career, for the work I did to respect my name. I am not respected enough, especially in England. I had a lot of criticism for my season. I am very proud of the team and when it was necessary to contact me, I was there.sent a Belgian from the Stade de France lawn to the delight of his fans.
After the Casa Blanca season set off again, the former Chelsea goalkeeper was clear: “We beat the biggest clubs in the world, it was our year. Today (Saturday, editor’s note) Liverpool was still very strong, playing a very big match, but we made a difference. The unfortunate 2014 finalist with Atlétic de Madrid against Merengues, Thibaut Courtois is now on the other side with a smile on his face. And if you take a closer look at his season, she is clearly deserved.
We scored 10/10 for Thibaut Courtois! 🏅
– Foot Market (@footmercato) May 28, 2022