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Rubin Okotie

Rubin Okotie
Rubin Okotie (left) tries to score past Congolese goalkeeper Destin Onka at the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup
Personal information
Full nameRubin Rafael Okotie
Date of birth6 June 1987(age 29)
Place of birthKarachi, Pakistan
Height1.88 m
Playing positionStriker
Club information
Current clubSint-Truidense

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Rubin Rafael Okotie (born 6 June 1987 in Karachi, Pakistan) is an Austrian professional footballer currently playing as a Striker for Belgian first division side K. Sint-Truidense V.V., who hires him for 1 year from 1. FC Nuremberg.

The son of a Nigerian father and an Austrian mother, he spent the first four years of his life in the Spanish city of Barcelona. As a result of his multicultural background he is eligible to represent three countries at national level, namely Austria, Nigeria and Pakistan. Okotie identifies himself primarily as Austrian, stating that "I live there, it's where I have my friends, and I think of myself as Austrian" in an interview with FIFA's website.

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