Athletic Bilbao striker scores ridiculous one-step run up penalty
What is the balliest way to take a penalty?
Straight down the middle? A Penenka?
Athletic Bilbao striker Aritz Aduriz has displayed another entry on that list: the one-step run-up.
Aduriz gave his side the lead by breaking the deadlock in their La Liga clash will Real Valladolid on Saturday. The 37-year-old veteran did not mess about, simply taking one step behind before slotting the ball past Valladolid keeper Iago Herrerín, and into the right-hand corner
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How about this penalty from Aritz Aduriz?!
A one-step run up was all he needed to put Athletic Bilbao in front... 😎 pic.twitter.com/TrhDZo3UEu
— ELEVEN Football (@ElevenSportsFB) December 22, 2018
On social media, the penalty has been compared to something you'd do down your local 5-a-side pitches.
It was the second penalty Aurizhas scored since new manager Gaizka Garitano took over at the start of December.
Things did end well for his team though - Oscar Plano equalised for Valladolid in the 92nd minuted, and the game finished 1-1.