Koke in Threshold 200th appearance
Madrid – Atletico Madrid winger Koke will carve a special notch when Barcelona meet tonight. 23-year-old footballer was on the verge of 200th appearance with Atletico.
Atletico will host Barca at the Vicente Calderon to carry out the second leg of the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey. After losing 0-1 at the Camp Nou, Atletico must win at least 2-0 to qualify for the semifinals.
23-year-old footballer strengthen Atletico since junior team before being promoted to the first team. At a young age, Koke has been a mainstay player Diego Simeone and helped his club won a series of trophies including La Liga, Copa del Rey, and advanced to the final of the Champions League.
“You try to think about playing as much as possible for the team you support. I grew up here and it’s an honor for me to play in a lot of games in this uniform,” said Koke.
“But what I think about is playing more and more,” said the owner of the original name Koke it.
Koke hope milestones that will end up with a sweet, with Atletico. “Calderon will be spectacular. It would be an incredible night, the stadium will be burning and the atmosphere will menakjubnya as usual,” he said in As.
“They (Barcelona) does have the advantage but we will play to win. One thing for sure is in football anything can happen.”