Koke (Footballer, Born 1992) Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Koke (Footballer) Quick Info
Height5 ft 9¼ in
Weight74 kg
Date of BirthJanuary 8, 1992
Zodiac SignCapricorn
SpouseBeatriz Espejel

Koke is a Spanish footballer who was born in 1992. He plays as a midfielder for his team Spain internationally and also plays for Atlético Madrid. He played the FIFA Russia 2018 World Cup after getting shortlisted by the Spanish team’s manager, Julen Lopetegui.

Born Name

Jorge Resurrección Merodio

Nick Name

Koke

Koke interacting with media in November 2017
Koke interacting with media in November 2017 (Koke / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Madrid, Spain

Residence

Madrid, Spain

Nationality

Spanish

Education

Koke went to the youth academy of Atlético Madrid for his soccer education.

Occupation

Professional Soccer Player

Family

  • Father – Eugenio Resurrección
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Unknown

Manager

Koke is represented by Inaki Espizua.

Position

Midfielder

Shirt Number

6 – Atletico Madrid

8 – Spain

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 9¼ in or 176 cm

Weight

74 kg or 163 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Koke has dated

  1. Beatriz Espejel (2011-Present) – Koke started dating Beatriz Espejel (who holds a diploma in Teaching of Physical Education and Teaching of Foreign Language from the Complutense University of Madrid and Camilo José Cela University) in 2011. After having dated for 7 years, they got married in a romantic ceremony in May 2018, which was attended by a chosen few. They had kept location and other details of their wedding secret so as to ensure that the information wasn’t leaked to the press.
Koke with his wife Beatriz Espejel in May 2018
Koke with his wife Beatriz Espejel in May 2018 (Koke / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Hispanic

He has Spanish ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Prominent Nose
  • Square Jawline

Brand Endorsements

Koke has signed an endorsement deal with Adidas. As per the terms of the deal, he is required to wear their cleats for his professional matches. He also endorses the brand through his social media posts.

He has also done the endorsement work for the popular haircare brand, Head & Shoulders.

Koke and Jose Maria Gimenez in a May 2018 picture
Koke and Jose Maria Gimenez in a May 2018 picture (Koke / Instagram)

Religion

His religious views aren’t known.

Best Known For

His successful stint with the Madrid based Spanish giant, Atlético Madrid. He has won La Liga title and multiple UEFA Europa League competitions.

First Soccer Match

In September 2009, Koke made his professional debut for Atlético Madrid in a La Liga match against FC Barcelona. He was sent in as a second-half substitute in the 2-5 away loss.

In August 2013, he made his international debut for Spain in a 2-0 friendly win over Ecuador. He came in as Santi Cazorla‘s replacement in the second half.

Strengths

  • Creativity
  • Vision
  • Passing Range
  • Physical Presence
  • Versatility
  • Technical Ability
  • Stamina
  • Strength
  • Long Shots
  • Work rate

Weaknesses

  • Speed
  • Acceleration

First Film

He hasn’t been cast in any theatrical film till now.

First TV Show

Koke hasn’t made an appearance on any TV show till now apart from the broadcast of his football matches.

Personal Trainer

His workout routine and diet plan aren’t known.

Koke Favorite Things

SourceFIFA
Koke and Diego Costa on the field in April 2018
Koke and Diego Costa on the field in April 2018 (Koke / Instagram)

Koke Facts

  1. He joined Atlético Madrid’s youth system at the age of 8. And, since breaking into the main team, he has managed to establish himself as one of the most important players in the team.
  2. In June 2014, he signed a five-year contract extension with his childhood club as they sought to ward off interest from high profile clubs such as Manchester United and Barcelona.
  3. In October 2016, he was sent off for the first time in his career as he received two yellow cards in his side’s 1-0 loss to Sevilla.
  4. At the end of 2013-14 season, he was included in the La Liga Squad of the Season in recognition of his marvelous performances in the midfield as he helped his side to their first league title in 18 years.
  5. In 2018, he was included in the UEFA Europa League Squad of the Season. His side had won the competition by crushing Olympique de Marseille by 3-0 in the finals.
  6. In February 2011, he scored his first goal for Atletico Madrid after heading in Diego Forlán’s cross in the 47th minute against Sevilla.
  7. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Featured Image by Koke / Instagram

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