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Martin Odegaard won Real Sociedad's Player of the Month award after a stunning of form and was rewarded for his efforts with a massive fish.
The Norwegian has been tearing up at the Basque club after signing on loan, scoring twice in his first four La Liga appearances and running the show as Sociedad beat Atletico 2-0 at the weekend.
Martin Ødegaard against Atletico Madrid:- Simon (@RMSimz) September 14, 2019
90 minutes played
52 passes completed
3 key passes
2 accurate long balls
4 accurate crosses
3 Chances created
1 pre assist
3 dribbles completed (Most)
Should undoubtedly be a starting midfielder for us next season. pic.twitter.com/ZnqAMbqWsK
He deservedly picked up the award although it was an unusual prize opted for. There was no trophy or bottle of champagne, instead Odegaard was presented with a large fish at a supermarket in Donostia. Incredible scenes.
Martin Odegaard's prize for being named Player of the Month at Real Sociedad appears to be a large fish https://t.co/XgPckSTp0M- The Spanish Football Podcast (@tsf_podcast) September 19, 2019
MVP Martin Odegaard awarded his MVP fish, presented to him in a supermarket in Donostia. https://t.co/ezg3vqVYmC- Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo) September 19, 2019
Cómo cuidan a sus jugadores en Donosti... Ødegaard, MVP del pasado mes en la Real Sociedad pic.twitter.com/bZCluZjwEO- Dani Méndez (@Danimendez7) September 18, 2019
Odegaard's bizarre gift continues a trend in sport. A hockey star from Russia received an AK-47 for his role in between the sticks.
Having stopped 36 of the 38 shots he faced for Izhstal Izhevsk in their 3-2 win over Chelmet, Saveli Kononov was handed an assault rifle by a senior official.
Izhstal Izhevsk's captain passed Kononov the weapon and he paraded with the gun before giving a rousing speech to his teammates.
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