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Spanish defender strikes from own half -- again!
November 28th, 2011 12:16AM

TAGS:  spain, video


[VIDEO PICK] Inigo Martinez, Real Sociedad's 20-year-old defender, scored from the halfway line for the second time in two months.

On Sunday, Martinez's long-distance strike in second-half stoppage time gave Sociedad a 3-2 win over Real Betis, which had overcome a two-goal deficit with goals in the 81st and 85th minutes.

It was Martinez's third La Liga goal. The first was a rocket from halfway in October in a 2-1 loss to Athletic Bilbao.

Martinez's first half-field gamewinner on Sunday:

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

  1. John Paz
    commented on: November 28, 2011 at 10:46 a.m.
    Holy crappers... this guy is ON FIRE!
  1. Andres Yturralde
    commented on: November 28, 2011 at 11:28 a.m.
    Beg to differ, John. This kid is not on fire-- HE IS FIRE!

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