Football: Atletico Madrid's Koke robbed at gunpoint for watch worth €70k

Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke has reported the robbery, which happened in a in a Madrid carpark.
Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke has reported the robbery, which happened in a in a Madrid carpark. PHOTO: EPA

Madrid (AFP) - Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke was robbed at gunpoint in a Madrid car park on Thursday evening for a watch reportedly valued at €70,000 euros (S$104,000), police sources confirmed on Friday.

"Yesterday at seven in the evening in a car park in Chamberi (a central district of Madrid) he was in his car and an individual on a motorbike pointed a gun at him and stole his watch," the police source told AFP.

The Spanish international reported the robbery with an investigation now underway.

Widespread reports in the Spanish media valued the watch at €70,000.

Koke has been included in the Atletico squad for Saturday's Madrid derby against Real Madrid.