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2 new goals from Rúrik (Video)


2017-07-15 FC Nurnberg training match against Inter

2017-07-11 FC Nurnberg training match against VfR Garching

Another goal from @rurikgislason 💪🏻⚽️ #rurik #rurikgislason #rg19 #rurikgislasonfans #rurikgoal #score #goal #fcn #fcnurnberg

Et opslag delt af Rúrik Gíslason Fans (@rurikgislasonfans) den


Video source: FCN Club TV

Rúrik has been called up to the National Team

I’m soooooo proud to see that Rúrik has been called up to the national team again. It really shows that hard work does pay off!! Congrats Rúrik!!

Iceland will play against Kosovo and Ireland on March 24th and March 28th.

Danish articles about Rúrik

There’s a few Danish articles floating around these days, saying a couple of Danish clubs are interested in Rúrik – He’s already played for Viborg, OB and FC Copenhagen – But Rúrik is only interested in playing for FC Copenhagen, because he has a lot of respect for the club and their fans, and was very well received when he played there.

The articles dosen’t say if FC Copenhagen is one of the clubs who are interested, but I’ll post more about this, if I come across more articles.

It’s our 3rd birthday

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 again, putting in hard work for the team to stay in top 3 of the 2. Bundesliga, which will earn them a place in the Bundesliga next season.

“I played a reserve game last weekend, so it all looks good. I’ve been working hard on my rehabilitation. It’s not been long since I started practicing with the team, but I am still in fine form. I do not feel like I have been sidelined for five months”

“I managed to practice three times last week and the coach wanted me in the squad last weekend but the doctor would not accept it. I expect to be in the squad this weekend. I feel like I’m ready and I’ve been showing in training that I am in good shape”

Rúrik had surgery to repair his Achilles tendon that was partially demolished and has kept him out since September last year. Now he is back and ready to fight for his place on the FC Nurnberg team, as well as the national team, who’s going to the 2016 UEFA European Championship, which is held in France this summer.

“I would be frustrated if I was not named in the squad. It would be the first time in several years that I was not named in the squad when I’m injury-free. Of course I would be very frustrated, but I just need to work hard and show people that I belong in this group.”

“First and foremost, i need to start playing and playing well.”

Quotes taking from an interview Rúrik did with the Icelandic site visir.is

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