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Martinez of own goal fame hits correct goal from center circle
October 5th, 2011 7:14PM

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[VIDEO PICK] Spanish central defender Inigo Martinez became a YouTube star (4.5 million hits) a month ago with a 30-yard, back-heel own goal playing for Spain's U-21s. Last weekend, the 20-year-old Real Sociedad central defender scored his first La Liga goal, a rocket from the center circle.

Martinez's left-footed shot that beat goalkeeper Gorka Iraizoz provided the equalizer in Real Sociedad's 2-1 loss to Athletic Bilbao.

Martinez's first La Liga goal (half-field rocket, Oct. 2):



Martinez's terrific own goal (Sept. 3)



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