Iceland

ISL


 

Iceland
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Strákarnir okkar (Our Boys)
Association Football Association of Iceland (KSÍ)
Knattspyrnusamband Íslands
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Heimir Hallgrímsson
Captain Aron Gunnarsson
Most caps Rúnar Kristinsson (106)
Top scorer Eiður Guðjohnsen (26)
Home stadium Laugardalsvöllur
FIFA code ISL
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 22 Steady (17 May 2018)
Highest 18 (February–March 2018)
Lowest 131 (April–June 2012)
Elo ranking
Current 22 Steady (20 April 2018)
Highest 19 (October 2017)
Lowest 128 (August 1973)
First international
Unofficial:
 Faroe Islands 0–1 Iceland 
(Faroe Islands; 29 July 1930)[1]
Official:
 Iceland 0–3 Denmark 
(ReykjavíkIceland; 17 July 1946)[2]
Biggest win
Unofficial:
 Iceland 9–0 Faroe Islands 
(KeflavíkIceland; 10 July 1985)
Official:
 Iceland 5–0 Malta 
(ReykjavíkIceland; 27 July 2000)[3]
Biggest defeat
 Denmark 14–2 Iceland 
(Copenhagen, Denmark; 23 August 1967)
World Cup
Appearances 1 (first in 2018)
UEFA Euro
Appearances 1 (first in 2016)
Best result Quarter-finals, 2016

 


 

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The following 23 players were called up for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, as well as two friendly matches against Norway and Ghana on 2 June 2018 and 7 June 2018 respectively.


All caps and goals are correct as of 27 March 2018 after the match against Peru.

# Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 GK Hannes Þór Halldórsson 27 April 1984 (age 34) 48 0 Denmark Randers
12 GK Frederik Schram 19 January 1995 (age 23) 3 0 Denmark Roskilde
13 GK Rúnar Alex Rúnarsson 18 February 1995 (age 23) 3 0 Denmark Nordsjælland

2 DF Birkir Már Sævarsson 11 November 1984 (age 33) 78 1 Iceland Valur
3 DF Samúel Friðjónsson 22 February 1996 (age 22) 3 0 Norway Vålerenga
5 DF Sverrir Ingi Ingason 5 August 1993 (age 24) 18 3 Russia Rostov
6 DF Ragnar Sigurðsson 19 June 1986 (age 31) 75 3 Russia Rostov
14 DF Kári Árnason 13 October 1982 (age 35) 65 4 Iceland Víkingur
15 DF Hólmar Örn Eyjólfsson 6 August 1990 (age 27) 9 1 Bulgaria Levski Sofia
18 DF Hörður Björgvin Magnússon 11 February 1993 (age 25) 15 2 England Bristol City
23 DF Ari Freyr Skúlason 14 May 1987 (age 31) 54 0 Belgium Lokeren

7 MF Jóhann Berg Guðmundsson 27 October 1990 (age 27) 65 7 England Burnley
8 MF Birkir Bjarnason 27 May 1988 (age 29) 65 9 England Aston Villa
10 MF Gylfi Sigurðsson 8 September 1989 (age 28) 55 18 England Everton
16 MF Ólafur Ingi Skúlason 1 April 1983 (age 35) 35 1 Turkey Kardemir Karabükspor
17 MF Aron Gunnarsson (Captain) 22 April 1989 (age 29) 77 2 Wales Cardiff City
19 MF Rúrik Gíslason 25 February 1988 (age 30) 45 3 Germany Sandhausen
20 MF Emil Hallfreðsson 29 June 1984 (age 33) 62 1 Italy Udinese
21 MF Arnór Ingvi Traustason 30 April 1993 (age 25) 18 5 Sweden Malmö

4 FW Albert Guðmundsson 15 June 1997 (age 20) 4 3 Netherlands PSV
9 FW Björn Bergmann Sigurðarson 26 February 1991 (age 27) 10 1 Russia Rostov
11 FW Alfreð Finnbogason 1 February 1989 (age 29) 45 11 Germany Augsburg
22 FW Jón Daði Böðvarsson 25 May 1992 (age 26) 36 2 England Reading

Recent call-ups

The following players have been called up to the Iceland squad in the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Ögmundur Kristinsson 19 June 1989 (age 28) 15 0 Netherlands Excelsior v.  Peru, 27 March 2018
GK Ingvar Jónsson 18 October 1989 (age 28) 7 0 Norway Sandefjord v.  Peru, 27 March 2018
GK Anton Ari Einarsson 25 August 1994 (age 23) 1 0 Iceland Valur v.  Indonesia, 14 January 2018

DF Jón Guðni Fjóluson 10 April 1989 (age 29) 13 1 Sweden IFK Norrköping v.  Peru, 27 March 2018
DF Hjörtur Hermannsson 8 February 1995 (age 23) 7 1 Denmark Brøndby v.  Peru, 27 March 2018
DF Haukur Heiðar Hauksson 1 September 1991 (age 26) 7 0 Sweden AIK v.  Indonesia, 14 January 2018
DF Böðvar Böðvarsson 9 April 1995 (age 23) 4 0 Poland Jagiellonia Białystok v.  Indonesia, 14 January 2018
DF Viðar Ari Jónsson 10 March 1994 (age 24) 4 0 Norway Brann v.  Indonesia, 14 January 2018
DF Orri Sigurður Ómarsson 18 February 1995 (age 23) 4 0 Norway Sarpsborg v.  Indonesia, 14 January 2018
DF Felix Örn Friðriksson 16 March 1999 (age 19) 2 0 Iceland ÍBV v.  Indonesia, 14 January 2018
DF Diego Johannesson 3 October 1993 (age 24) 3 0 Spain Oviedo v.  Qatar, 14 November 2017

MF Theódór Elmar Bjarnason 4 March 1987 (age 31) 40 1 Turkey Elazığspor v.  Peru, 27 March 2018
MF Arnór Smárason 7 September 1988 (age 29) 24 3 Sweden Hammarby v.  Indonesia, 14 January 2018
MF Aron Sigurðarson 8 October 1993 (age 24) 6 2 Norway Start v.  Indonesia, 14 January 2018
MF Hilmar Árni Halldórsson 14 February 1992 (age 26) 2 0 Iceland Stjarnan v.  Indonesia, 14 January 2018
MF Mikael Anderson 1 July 1998 (age 19) 1 0 Denmark Vendsyssel v.  Indonesia, 14 January 2018
MF Rúnar Már Sigurjónsson 18 June 1990 (age 27) 15 1 Switzerland St. Gallen v.  Qatar, 14 November 2017

FW Kolbeinn Sigþórsson 14 March 1990 (age 28) 44 22 France Nantes v.  Peru, 27 March 2018
FW Viðar Örn Kjartansson 11 March 1990 (age 28) 18 2 Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv v.  Peru, 27 March 2018
FW Kjartan Finnbogason 9 July 1986 (age 31) 11 2 Denmark Horsens v.  Peru, 27 March 2018
FW Óttar Magnús Karlsson 21 February 1997 (age 21) 5 1 Sweden Trelleborg v.  Indonesia, 14 January 2018
FW Kristján Flóki Finnbogason 12 January 1995 (age 23) 4 1 Norway Start v.  Indonesia, 14 January 2018
FW Tryggvi Hrafn Haraldsson 30 September 1996 (age 21) 3 1 Sweden Halmstad v.  Indonesia, 14 January 2018
FW Andri Rúnar Bjarnason 12 November 1990 (age 27) 2 1 Sweden Helsingborg v.  Indonesia, 14 January 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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