Rubin Okotie in 2015.
|Full name||Rubin Rafael Okotie|
|Date of birth||6 June 1987|
|Place of birth||Karachi, Pakistan|
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|1994–1998||SC Wiener Viktoria|
|2005–2007||Austria Vienna II||55||(19)|
|2010–2012||1. FC Nürnberg||4||(0)|
|2010–2012||1. FC Nuremberg II||7||(1)|
|2011–2012||→ Sint-Truiden (loan)||9||(1)|
|2014||→ SønderjyskE (loan)||15||(11)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 October 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 November 2014
Born in Pakistan to a Nigerian father and an Austrian mother, Okotie spent the first four years of his life in the Spanish city of Barcelona. As a result of his multinational 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.
His Austrian Bundesliga début for Austrian team FK Austria Wien was on 5 August 2007 in a game against archrivals SK Rapid Wien (0–0). His first goal came on 23 February 2008, against FC Red Bull Salzburg (3–1) in the Austrian Bundesliga. On 30 May 2010, he left Austria Wien and signed a three-year contract with German side 1. FC Nuremberg. After leaving FC Nuremberg, in 2011, for a deal at Sturm Graz, Rubin Okotie subsequently returned to his boyhood club, Austria Wien, on 18 June 2013. After a loan spell at the Danish side SønderjyskE, Okotie joined 1860 Munich on 2 July 2014, signed a two-year contract. In July 2016, Okotie joined the Chinese team of Beijing Enterprises Group F.C.
Currently a member of the Austria national football team he has played for the country at under-19-level in the 2006 European championships in Poland and under-20 level in the 2007 World Cup in Canada. He scored twice at the latter tournament, helping his side reach the semi-finals.
- Scores and results list Austria's goal tally first.
|1||12 October 2014||Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Vienna||Montenegro||1–0||1–0||Euro 2016 qualifier|
|2||15 November 2014||Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Vienna||Russia||1–0||1–0||Euro 2016 qualifier|
|Austria Vienna||Bundesliga (Austria)||2007–08||19||3||—||19||3|
|1. FC Nuremberg||Bundesliga||2010–11||4||0||2||0||—||6||0|
|1. FC Nuremberg II||Regionalliga Süd||2010–11||7||1||—||7||1|
|Sturm Graz||Bundesliga (Austria)||2011–12||13||2||1||0||—||14||2|
|Austria Vienna||Bundesliga (Austria)||2013–14||13||0||1||0||6||0||—||14||0|
|1860 Munich||2. Bundesliga||2014–15||25||13||2||3||—||2||0||29||16|
|Beijing BG||China League One||2016||9||1||0||0||—||9||1|
National Youth Teams
- Austria's Best Sportsteam of the Year: Austria U-20 2007
- Rubin Okotie at National-Football-Teams.com
- "Okotie hopes for dream Final". FIFA.com. 14 July 2007. Retrieved 18 August 2010.
- "Rubin Okotie kehrt zur Austria zurück" (in German). FK-Austria.at. 18 June 2013. Retrieved 18 June 2013.
- "Rubin Okotie weiß, wo das Tor steht." (in German). TSV1860.de. 2 July 2014. Retrieved 2 July 2014.
- Rubin Okotie – FIFA competition record
- "Austria - R. Okotie - Profile with news, career statistics and history". soccerway.com. Retrieved 22 December 2014.