Category: National Team

2018 Jun 16
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Iceland’s starting line-up for their first World Cup match

Rúrik is not in the starting line-up, but hopefully we'll get to see him being substituted later on. 👇 Our starting lineup is ready!#fyririsland— Knattspyrnusambandið (@footballiceland) 16. juni 2018
2018 Jun 15
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Rúrik: “If we do not give 110% we are not a good team”

Roughly translated from Spanish Rúrik Gíslason, Icelandic midfielder, said his team should give everything and more if they want to beat Argentina on Saturday in their debut in a World Cup. The Icelandic Rúrik Gíslason drew a parallel between...
2018 Jun 03
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Rúrik: Try to pay people back

Roughly translated Rúrik Gíslason was in the starting lineup of Iceland in the friendly match against Norway last night. The game ended with Norway's 3-2 victory. Rúrik played a little bit at the beginning of the year but has...
2018 May 12
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Rúrik in the Icelandic World Cup squad

The 23-man squad was announced yesterday and i'm so proud to say that Rúrik is a part of that squad! Congrats, can't wait to watch Iceland play. World Cup 2018 matches 16/06 | Argentina - Iceland | Facebook Event...
2018 Mar 18
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Rurik joins the Icelandic national team for coming games

2017 Dec 01
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World Cup 2018 draw

Iceland will meet Argentina, Croatia and Nigeria in next years World Cup in Russia. 16/06 | Argentina - Iceland (Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow) 22/06 | Nigeria - Iceland (Volgograd Arena, Volgograd) 26/06 | Iceland - Croatia (Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don)
2017 Oct 17
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Rúrik to move away from Nurnberg this winter?

I've seen multiple German articles these last days, that talks about a possible move away from FC Nurnberg. Iceland just qualified for next years World Cup, and with Rúrik's injury shortly before last years Euro Cup, he is looking...
2016 Mar 21
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Update on injury: Rurik is playing again

Rúrik is back training with the FC Nurnberg squad and was even on the bench when the team met RB Leipzig yesterday. A game they won with 3-1. It won't be long until we see him on the field...
2015 Dec 12
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Euro 2016 – Group F

Earlier today the draw for the groups was made and Iceland is in Group F with Portugal, Austria and Hungary. 14 June 2016 - Iceland vs. Portugal (Saint Etienne - Stade Geoffroy Guichard) 18 June 2016 - Iceland vs....
2015 Sep 07
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Iceland qualify for Euro 2016

Iceland is still leading their qualifying group and with 19 points they have secured a ticket for next summers Euro Cup in France! Congratulations to Rúrik and his team mates!!!
2015 Jul 25
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World Cup 2018 qualification – Draw

The drawing of the groups for the World Cup 2018 qualification took place earlier today and Iceland was put in Group I, with: Croatia Ukraine Turkey Finland Iceland