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Fabio Coentrao Biography

Fábio Alexandre da Silva Coentrão is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Real Madrid in Spain, and the Portuguese national team. Though he plays mainly as a left back he can also operate as a left winger, and occasionally as a central midfielder. Coentrão joined hometown Rio Ave F.C. in 2004 at the age of 16, playing three first division games in the following season for a northern side that would be relegated from the top division. In 2006–07, Coentrao scored his team's goal from 30 metres; whilst playing for the club, he earned the nickname "Figo das Caxinas".fter that season, where he was voted the divisions' Breakthrough Player of the Year. On 1 January 2008, Coentrão joined Madeira's C.D. Nacional, loaned until the season's end. On 3 May, he scored twice in a 3–0 away success against already crowned league champions F.C. Porto. On 27 September 2010, fully established with both his club and the national team, 22-year old Coentrão extended his contract with Benfica until 2016. On 2 November he scored his first career brace, helping to a 4–3 home win againstOlympique Lyonnais for the season's UEFA Champions League group stage. On 5 July 2011, Coentrão signed a six-year contract with Real Madrid for €30m. He made his debut in a pre-season friendly against Los Angeles Galaxy on the 16th, creating an assist for Karim Benzema and also receiving Man of the match honours. An international for Portugal at youth level, Coentrão was voted MVP in the 2007 Madeira Cup for the U-20s, also being crowned the competition's topscorer.  
Basic Player Info
Full Name Fábio Alexandre da Silva Coentrão
Nationality Portugal
Position Defender
Last Club AS Monaco
Shirt Number 4
Career
Clubs
AS Monaco Aug 2015 - Jun 2016
Real Madrid Jul 2018 - Present
Real Madrid Jul 2011 - Aug 2015
Real Madrid Jun 2016 - Jun 2017
Real Zaragoza Jul 2008 - Dec 2008
SL Benfica Jul 2007 - Dec 2007
SL Benfica Aug 2009 - Jul 2011
Sporting Clube Portugal Jul 2017 - Jun 2018
CD Nacional Funchal Jan 2008 - Jun 2008
Rio Ave Jan 2005 - Jul 2007
Rio Ave Jan 2009 - Jul 2009
National
Portugal Under 21 Jan 2009 - Dec 2011
Portugal Jan 2009 - Sep 2017
Stats
Clubs
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AS Monaco
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2015/2016 Ligue 1 15 3 2 4 0 1085
UEFA Europa League 3 0 0 0 0 270
Coupe de France 1 0 0 0 0 55
Total 19 3 2 4 0 1410
Real Madrid
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Real Madrid
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Real Zaragoza
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SL Benfica
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SL Benfica
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Sporting Clube Portugal
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CD Nacional Funchal
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Rio Ave
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Rio Ave
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National
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Portugal
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2018 Russia WC Qualification Europe 1 0 0 0 0 28
2016 France EC Qualification 4 1 1 1 0 331
2014 Brazil WC Qualification Europe 10 1 2 3 0 778
World Cup 1 0 0 0 0 65
2012 Poland/Ukraine EC Qualification 7 0 0 1 0 630
European Championship 5 0 1 2 0 480
2010 South Africa World Cup 4 0 1 1 0 360
WC Qualification Europe 1 0 0 0 0 21
Total 33 2 5 8 0 2693
Portugal Under 21
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Fabio Coentrao Latest News & Articles

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Real Madrid Player Ratings for the 2016/17 season
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Ranking the players of Real Madrid Castilla
Ranking the players of Real Madrid Castilla
We rank the players of Real Madrid Castilla, Madrid's B team, in order of their talent, potential and chances of making it to first team.
Real Madrid star admits he is not good enough to play for the first team
Real Madrid star admits he is not good enough to play for the first team
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Real Madrid transfer roundup: Diego Costa to replace Benzema, Isco's Arsenal links and more
All the transfer news and rumours from in and around the Santiago Bernabeu.
Reports: Zinedine Zidane has decided to axe three Real Madrid players in the summer
Reports: Zinedine Zidane has decided to axe three Real Madrid players in the summer
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Cristiano Ronaldo names Real Madrid defender as one of the best in the world
Cristiano Ronaldo names Real Madrid defender as one of the best in the world
There are not many defenders Ronaldo showers praise on
Grading Real Madrid's 2016 summer transfer window buys
Grading Real Madrid's 2016 summer transfer window buys
We look at the signings made by Real Madrid this season and grade them.
Madrid prosecutor charges 3 former Real Madrid footballers with avoiding tax
Madrid prosecutor charges 3 former Real Madrid footballers with avoiding tax
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La Liga 2016/17: Martin Odegaard's contract details with Real Madrid leaked
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UEFA Champions League 2016/17: Sporting CP 1- 2 Real Madrid - player ratings
UEFA Champions League 2016/17: Sporting CP 1- 2 Real Madrid - player ratings
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Twitter reacts to incredible night of football in the UEFA Champions League
Twitter reacts to incredible night of football in the UEFA Champions League
Twitter exploded as Dortmund and Warsaw created history on an insane Champions League matchday
Real Madrid get set for Copa del Rey clash; key players rested
Real Madrid get set for Copa del Rey clash; key players rested
Real Madrid face Cultural Leonesa on Wednesday with Bale, Benzema, and Ronaldo all set to be rested.
Real Madrid confirm Marcelo is injured with his return date uncertain
Real Madrid confirm Marcelo is injured with his return date uncertain
The Brazilian left back is out with a calf strain
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