Iceland

Iceland  final squad for world cup, fifa 2018: the Icelandic Football League was founded in 1912.their first international match was played on 29 July 1930, against the Faroe Islands.The first match officially recognised by FIFA took place in on 17th July 1946, in which they lost (0–3) to Denmark. Their first international won was against Finland in 1947.finally it was qualified for the FIFA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2018 and it was the lowset papulation country who qualified for the world championship ever.

Iceland Team Past History, Previous Appearance & Best Results

  • Association: Knattspyrnusamband islands (KSI)
  • Confederation: UEFA (Europe)
  • Head coach: Heimir Hallgrimsson
  • Captain: Aron Gunnarsson
  • Most caps: Runar Kristinsson (106)
  • Top scorer: Eiour Guojohnsen (26)
  • Nickname(s): Strakarnir okkar (Our Boys)
  • FIFA code: ISL

FIFA ranking

  • Current: 18 Steady (15 March 2018)
  • Highest: 18 (February 2018–present)
  • Lowest: 131 (April–June 2012)

Elo ranking

  • Current: 22 (3 April 2018)
  • Highest: 18 (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 (Reykjavik, Iceland; 17 July 1946)
  • Biggest win: Unofficial: Iceland 9–0 Faroe Islands (Keflavik, Iceland; 10 July 1985)Official: Iceland 5–0 Malta (Reykjavik, Iceland; 27 July 2000)
  • 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

Iceland FIFA World Cup 2018 Team Squad Roster

Goalkeepers: Hannes Halldorsson (Randers), Runar Alex Runarsson (Nordsjaelland), Frederik Schram (Roskilde);

Defenders: Ari Freyr Skulason (Lokeren), Hordur B. Magnusson (Bristol City), Ragnar Sigurdsson (Rostov), Kari Arnason (Aberdeen), Holmar Orn Eyjolfsson (Levski Sofia), Sverrir Ingi Ingason (Rostov), Birkir Mar Saevarsson (Valur), Samuel Kari Fridjonsson (Valerenga).

Midfielders: Gylfi Sigurdsson (Everton), Aron Gunnarsson (Cardiff City), Emil Hallfredsson (Udinese), Birkir Bjarnason (Aston Villa), Johann Berg Gudmundsson (Burnley), Olafur Ingi Skulason (Karabukspor), Arnor Ingvi Traustason (Malmo), Rurik Gislason (Sandhausen)

Forwards: Alfred Finnbogason (Augsburg), Bjorn Bergmann Sigurdarson (Rostov), Jon Dadi Bodvarsson (Reading), Albert Gudmundsson (PSV).

Iceland football team logo

Iceland National Team Jersey

Erreá Iceland 2018 World Cup Home Jersey

Iceland National Team Jersey

Leagues
FIFA World Cup
Seasons
2018

Results

FIFA World Cup
2018
Rostov Arena

FIFA World Cup
2018
Central Stadium

FIFA World Cup
2018
Otkrytiye Arena

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Scott Staffin will manage the editorial section in worldcupupdates.org. Scott is a passionate soccer blogger from the United States. He is also a football player and a diehard fan of Argentina.