14 Facts About Portuguese Professional Footballer Fábio Coentrão

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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.

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