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Watch Iago Aspas put corner meme behind him as LFC flop scores Wembley stunner

Up until Tuesday night, when English football fans heard the name Iago Aspas they racked their brains for a few minutes before finally remembering who he was.

They knew him only from this obscure corner meme, born during the Spaniard’s disappointing spell as a Liverpool player.

Not anymore!

Aspas has spawned into a beautiful butterfly since leaving Anfield.

Now destroying La Liga defences on behalf of Celta Vigo, 29-year-old Aspas has scored seven goals and provided two assists in 14 outings at club level this season.

And he has taken that fine club form to the international scene.

His solo stunner at Wembley on Tuesday started a Spain comeback, which eventually saw the 2010 world champions recover from 2-0 down to hold England to a dramatic draw.

England had earlier taken a 2-0 lead through goals from Adam Lallana and Jamie Vardy.

Aspas struck in the 89th minute, before Isco levelled in stoppage time.

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