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Arsenal star captained his national team in their 1-1 away draw in FIFA World Cup qualifier

Arsenal football club of England star Martin Odegaard was outstanding for Norway national team on Friday night, as he captained them to a 1-1 draw against Turkey national team in the ongoing FIFA World Cup qualifier.

The former Real Madrid football club of Spain star was given a captain hand band by coach Solbakken and he was able to play a crucial role in his team's draw.

Martin Odegaard started in Norway's midfield alongside Patrick Berg and Morten Thorsby and they were all fantastic in the game.

The host took the lead through Galatasaray FC striker Kerem Akturkoglu in the 6th minutes after receiving an assist from Olympique Marseille star Cengiz Under, before KRC Genk star Kristian Thorstvedt equalized for the away team in the 41st minutes to end the first half 1-1.

Both teams efforts to score more goals in the second half of the game were not successful, as the match ended in a 1-1 draw.

Martin Odegaard was superb in the away team's midfield throughout the whole duration of the game, and he was able to help them to secure a well deserved point away from home.

The 1-1 draw against Turkey national team has now taken Norway to the second spot of the FIFA World Cup qualifier table with 14 points from 7 matches played.

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