Atletico Madrid Cautions Thibaut Courtois Over Real Madrid Goalkeeper’s Disparaging Comments

Atletico Madrid Cautions Thibaut Courtois Over Real Madrid Goalkeeper’s Disparaging Comments

  • Atletico Madrid have threatened to remove Thibaut Courtois' plaque if the Real Madrid goalkeeper doesn't correct his behaviour
  • Tempers with Courtois have been heated at Atlético Madrid since the goalkeeper made the decision to sign for local rivals Real Madrid in 2018
  • Courtois played three seasons with Atletico Madrid, where he won a Spanish La Liga, a Copa del Rey, and a Europa League

The tension between Thibaut Courtois and Atletico Madrid has hit new heights after the La Liga club wrote a warning to the Real Madrid goalkeeper to change his behaviour.

Courtois has been at loggerheads with his former club following several altercations with Atletico Madrid supporters since he joined local rivals Real Madrid.

Thibaut Courtois, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, La Liga, Spain
Thibaut Courtois played three seasons for Atletico Madrid before leaving to join English Premier League giants Chelsea. Photo by Europa Press Sports
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The Belgium goalkeeper made a gesture which infuriated Atletico Madrid supporters where he showed them a tattoo with the Champions League, a trophy the Colchoneros has not won yet.

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According to Sportskeeda, Atletico Madrid have now threatened to remove the plaque dedicated to Real Madrid goalkeeper at the Wanda Metropolitano if his behaviour does not change.

Courtois spent three seasons with Atletico Madrid, where he won the European Super Cup, the Europa League, the Copa del Rey, and the Spanish league.

Courtois heroics help Real Madrid beat Valencia

Meanwhile, Thibaut Courtois was the hero for Real Madrid as they beat Valencia 4-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in Riyadh to reach the Spanish Super Cup final, Vanguard reports.

The Belgian goalkeeper denied Jose Gaya from the spot during the penalty shootouts to help Real Madrid secure a spot in the Spanish Super Cup final.

The reigning Super Cup champions will go on to play Barcelona in the final after the Catalan giants booked their spot following another penalty shootout victory against Real Betis.

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Courtois launches scathing attack on Ballon d’Or voting

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has slammed the Ballon d'Or voting process, claiming that it is impossible for a goalkeeper to win the coveted prize.

The 30-year-old became the first Belgian player to clinch the Lev Yashin Trophy after edging competition from Alisson Becker, Ederson Moraes and Edouard Mendy.

The shot-stopper enjoyed a stunning 2021-22 campaign, keeping 22 clean sheets and conceding just 46 goals across all competitions, helping Real Madrid win the Champions League and La Liga.

Source: Sports Brief News