Koke is living a magical month. The Atlético player returned to the Spanish team and was one of the best in Spain against Germany. He remembered the best Koke, the footballer who when he is well makes all Atlético play. Its appearance at the beginning of the season It has been one of the best news in the rojiblanco team. Simeone knows that if Koke performs at the level he can, Atlético will increase his performance a lot.
At the age of 28, Koke is in full maturity of his career. Atlético’s captain is one of the Madrid team’s benchmarks, both on and off the pitch. This season has gone from less to more and is now in great shape. He has participated in all the meetings of the Madrid team. But the best for Koke is yet to come, since soon it has a quote with history.
The midfielder has 467 appearances for Atlético and is three games away from reaching a legend of the Madrid club like Necklace, who played 470 crashes with Atlético. He has after games to match him. Before the end of this month he could catch up with Collar and in December surpass him. The next four games from Atlético are ante Barcelona, Lokomotiv, Valencia and Bayern. Before the German team, current European champion, could play his 461st match with Atlético.
When Do it be the third player in the history of the Madrid club with the most official matches have played with the red and white. Adelardo He is the first: he played 553 games. Thomas did it in 483 occasions, so if nothing abnormal happens, it will also reach him before the end of this season. In these 467 games (324 in LaLiga), Koke has scored 45 goals.
But this month and a half that remains to end this year is full of challenges for Koke. First he receives Barcelona, whom Simeone has never beaten in LaLiga. The Bayern clash will be special because Atlético does not forget the Munich 4-0. And in December the derby will come against Real Madrid. The captain has seven titles with Atlético: one League, one Cup, one Spanish Super Cup, two Europa League and two European Super Cups. At heart, his goal is to continue to increase his record and become a club legend.