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Thibaut should have been among top 3 - Courtois's father

Fri 18 December 2020 | 20:58

The Belgian has been on of the best players of Los Blancos.

Thibaut Courtois

's father defended his son after he was not named FIFA Goalkeeper of the Year.

The Belgian goalkeeper performed very well in

Real Madrid

's goal and was one of the main factors in the team's championship in La Liga last season. He has had some impressive performances so far this season, but was not included in the list of the top three goalkeepers of the year, a title that Manuel Neuer won last night.

Now Courtois's father has criticized the selection of the list and considered his son worthy of being among the top three goalkeepers of the year.

“I don’t understand how my son is not among the nominees for the athletes of the year,”

Courtois told L’Avenir.net.

“I think that, in Belgium, we don’t respect the great athletes enough. We often prefer to insist that you can lose, and some even wait around the corner, although it must be said that it doesn’t happen often.”

“Thibaut will always be a source of pride for us,”

he said.

“And I can say that we are always amazed by what he does and what he shows. Something you don’t expect always comes out, like how he stopped Athletic [from scoring] in the last play.

“There are more positives than negatives, We are very careful with his image.”

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