Philippe Coutinho Correia is a Brazilian footballer who plays for English club Liverpool. He was born in Rio de Janeiro on the 12th of June 1992. Coutinho is known for his great dribbling and vision skills. He began his career at Vasco da Gama in 2009 and moved to Serie A giants Internazionale in 2008. He played 43 matches for the club scoring five goals.
After he had turned 18 Coutinho moved to Internazionale and made his debut in the 2010 UEFA Super Cup defeat to Atletico Madrid. He struggled for a starting spot at the club and he was loaned out to Spanish club RCD Espanyol in 2012. He was linked to many European clubs in 2013.
On the 26th of January 2013 Coutinho signed for Liverpool for a reported 8.5 million pound fee. He was given the number 10 shirt. Coutinho has played for Brazil at the U-18 and U-20 youth levels and made his senior debut in 2010 against Iran in a friendly. His honours include the 2010-11 Coppa Italia and 2009 South American U-17 Championship.