Real Name: Koke
HT: 5' 10" WT: 160
Age: 32 (04/27/1983)
Birthplace: Málaga, Spain
Hometown: Málaga, Spain

OUTLOOK: Experienced, skilled attacking player who joined Dynamo early in 2011 season.

2010-11 Aris: Captain led team to knockout round of 2010-11 Europa League, first advancing through two qualifying rounds and then finishing second in a group that included Bayer Leverkusen, Atletico Madrid, and Rosenborg … Set up Carlos Ruiz for stoppage-time winner in 1-0 play-off round first leg victory over Austria Vienna on 8/17 ... Scored first two goals in 3-2 win at Atletico Madrid on 12/1 …Appeared as a substitute in 3-0 loss at Manchester City in second leg of knockout round … Led Aris to sixth place in Greek league before departure … Appeared in 20 games, making 17 starts, for Aris in league play, netting two goals.

2009-10 Aris: Appeared in 32 games and scored three goals in first season as Aris captain, helping team to fifth place … Made 27 starts and five appearances as a substitute … Scored four goals in seven games to help Aris reach the Greek Cup final … Totaled three goals over the two legs of the semifinal series against Kavala, which Aris won 4-2 on aggregate … United States internationals Freddy Adu and Eddie Johnson were also part of the Aris squad.

2008-09 Aris: Scored lone goal in 1-0 win over Slaven Belupo in first leg of UEFA Cup qualifying match on 8/14/08, but Aris lost second leg 2-0 and was eliminated … Appeared in 27 games for Aris and struck for five goals as team finished sixth … Played the full 90 minutes in 25 of 27 league games.

2007-08 Aris: Started all four group stage matches as Aris finished fourth in a five-team UEFA Cup group and failed to advance … Scored final goal in 3-0 win vs. Red Star Belgrade on 11/8/07 … Helped Aris to fourth-place finish in Greek Super League  by scoring 10 goals for the second consecutive season.

2006-07 Aris: Helped Aris to fourth-place finish in Greek Super League by netting 10 goals, eighth among all scorers in Greece, in 29 games.

2005-06 Sporting Lisbon: Played six games with Sporting Lisbon on loan from Marseille … Made two starts and appeared four times as a substitute … Stint with Sporting highlighted by scoring both goals as a substitute in 2-0 win vs. Gil Vicente on 3/5/06.

2005-06 Marseille: Appeared in two UEFA Cup group stage matches for Marseille, starting and playing into the second half in a 1-0 win vs. Heerenveen on 11/24/05 and a 1-0 loss at Levski Sofia on 12/1/05 … Scored once in nine league appearances.

2004-05 Marseille: Scored a then career high five goals in 22 games during the Ligue 1 season as Marseille finished fifth.

2003-04 Marseille: Made nine appearances as Marseille finished seventh in Ligue 1.

2002-03 Málaga: Began professional career with hometown club Málaga after developing in their youth system and playing for Málaga B … Made La Liga debut as a starter in 2-1 win vs. Rayo Vallecano on 9/14/02 … Made five other appearances, all as a substitute, and scored first La Liga goal aged 19 on 2/23/03, netting a dramatic tying goal for Málaga in the 89th minute of a 1-1 draw with Celta de Vigo.

PERSONAL: Has one daughter, Maria-Ameera, who will turn 3 in 2011 … Koke scored in a UEFA Cup match the day after her birth and dedicated the goal to her.

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