Koke "so happy" to be named in Spain squad

Atletico Madrid's midfielder Koke celebrates after scoring a goal during the Spanish league football match Club Atletico de Madrid vs Real Madrid CF at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid on March 2, 2014
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Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke reveals his delight after being named in the Spain squad for this summer's World Cup.

Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke has revealed his delight after being named in the Spain squad for the World Cup this summer.

The 22-year-old, who helped Atletico win La Liga and reach the Champions League final last term, will travel with La Roja to Brazil as part of their 23-man party.

"So happy to be picked for Brazil! I'm very keen to help the team at my first World cup!" he tweeted.

Koke, who has seven international caps to his name, is reportedly in the middle of a transfer tug-of-war between Manchester United and Barcelona.

Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Athletic Bilbao during their Copa del Rey match on January 29, 2014
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