Incidentally, to further clarify (or muddy) things, what I specifically meant when I said "get a shot" was "find a photograph already taken by some photographer of a football player kicking the ball with his left foot." There is, of course, nothing in this proposed action to eliminate the possibility that the photographer in question would be you, in which case the act of taking the picture would be referred to a "getting a shot." "Getting a shot" in American parlance could also refer to the player finding an opportunity to kick the ball at the goal.