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Scandinavian 'superheroes' stun Real Madrid

(CNN)Real Madrid's decision to loan out Martin Odegaard came back to haunt the club on Thursday, as the young Norwegian played a leading role in Real Sociedad's shock 4-3 Copa del Rey victory at the Bernabeu.It was the culmination of an almost surreal series of events that have seen the 21-year-old Odegaard become arguably Real's best midfielder this season without even playing for the club.Despite having the option to and "seriously considering it," according to Spanish newspapers, Real then opted against bringing Odegaard back from his loan at Sociedad during the January transfer window.After signing for the Spanish giant in 2015 aged just 16, Odegaard drifted into relative obscurity but has rebuilt his career with two loan spells in the ...