Adrian: I want to take another penalty for West Ham United

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West Ham United goalkeeper Adrian has a 100% record from the penalty spot.

With West Ham United preparing to take on Everton this weekend the fixture brings up special memories for goalkeeper Adrian, as he explained to the club's official website.

Earlier in the season West Ham met Everton in the FA Cup and Adrian's performance that night will be remembered for a long time at the Boleyn Ground.

The Spanish goalkeeper pulled off a number of spectacular saves in the match and won the tie by scoring the decisive spot-kick in a gripping penalty shoot-out.

It was a memory which is one of the highlights of his time at the club so far, and Adrian has gained confidence from the fixture.

The shot-stopper now fancies himself to have the ability to beat his opposition counter-part from 12 yards and he has suggested to the club's official website that he may volunteer to take a penalty kick again in the future.

"It was an unbelievable moment for me and I will remember it for all my career,” he enthused. “Normally, I enjoy making my saves but I never had this sensation of scoring a goal, and what a goal it was.

“To score the winning penalty to take us through to the next round and share that moment with all the fans and my family and friends in Spain was special!

"We must think like this [weekend's match] is a round or the final in the cup – it’s one game and we need the three points and, why not, I can score another penalty!”

Despite Adrian's obvious confidence in his goalscoring ability, it is his goalkeeping which has earned him the most admirers at West Ham so far.

The 28-year-old has been remarkably consistent throughout the campaign so far and he will be hoping to play a starring role against Everton again tomorrow. 

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