Jorge Resurrección Merodio, mostly known as Koke, is a Spanish professional footballer. Koke plays for the Spanish national team and for Atletico Madrid. He is the captain of the Atletico Madrid Squad.
Koke plays as a midfielder for both of the teams. Koke is known for his playmaking, passing, dribbling and crossing abilities.
Koke spent his entire professional career at Atletico Madrid. He became a key player for the team over the years. He is considered as one of the greatest players ever played for Atletico Madrid. He won many trophies with the club. He won two Europa League, two UEFA Super Cups and a La Liga title. Koke has played more than 500 matches for Atletico Madrid.
Koke is a regular player for the Spanish national team too. Koke represented his nation in many major tournaments such as: FIFA World Cup and European Championship competition. Koke won the 2013 European Championship with the Spanish U-21 team.
Koke is a very well-known figure in world football. He earned a good amount of wealth over the years. Koke’s net worth in 2021 is approximately USD 115.1 million.
Koke started his senior career with Atletico B back in 2008. He stayed with the team till 2011. Atletico B paid him USD 550K for each season. Later he was promoted to the main team of Atletico Madrid due to his consistent performances.
In mid-2011, Koke joined Atletico Madrid and has been playing for the club ever since. In his first three seasons he received USD 2.6 million annually from Atletico Madrid. He signed a new contract with the club in 2015. He signed a two year deal with the club that time. He received USD 12 million for each season till 2015 to 2016.
In mid-2017, Atletico Madrid offered him another contract and he started receiving USD 13.8 million. This contract was valid till 2018. In 2019, Koke penned a new deal with Atletico Madrid and started receiving USD 20.1 million annually and this contract is valid till date.