14 Facts About Portuguese Professional Footballer Fábio Coentrão
1# Fábio Alexandre da Silva Coentrão is popularly known as Fábio Coentrão.
2# He was born on 11 March 1988 in Vila do Conde, Portugal.
3# He was born to Josefina Coentrão and Bernardino da Cruz Coentrão.
4# He is a Portuguese professional footballer.
5# He plays for Sporting CP on loan from Real Madrid and the Portugal national team.
6# He plays mainly a left back he can also operate as a left winger, and occasionally as a defensive midfielder.
7# He started playing professionally with Rio Ave.
8# In 2011, he joined Real Madrid.
9# A Portuguese international since 2009, Coentrão represented the nation in two World Cups and one European Championship.
10# He stands 5 ft 10 in tall.
11# He got married with Andreia Santos (m. 2010).
12# He is currently playing under jersey number 5.
13# He earns approximately 2 million EUR per year as his salary.
14# Coentrão was named in a preliminary 35-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, but he did not make the final cut.