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Gunnhildur Jonsdóttir

Gunnhildur Jonsdóttir

Previous clubs: None.

National team: Iceland

Honours won: Icelandic Women's Premier Division, Icelandic Women's Footballer of the Year.

Which player most inspired you and why? Thiery Henry because I was a big Arsenal fan and watching him play was amazing. His talent and skills made me want to play football.

Which coach most inspired you? Audur Skúladóttir

What was the best advice they gave you? She had faith in me and inspired me to continue playing football when things weren't going well. Since then I have improved as a player and now I have reached a place where I'm satisfied.

Who is the best player you've played with? The whole Stjarnan team 2011/12.

Toughest opponent? Valur.

What are your memories of your first club as a child? I played for a club in America, we won the state championship and got to travel around US. It was a great experience and my team-mates were great. We got a lot of support from the parents, which helped a lot.

What tip would you give a young player hoping to succeed? Have a goal and work hard to achieve it. Everything is possible if you put hard work into it and are determined.

Last updated: 20/09/12 13.00CET

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UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Gunnhildur Jónsdóttir
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (Age): 28/09/1988 (25)
  • Country: Iceland
  • Club: Stjarnan ( ISL)


  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Women's Champions League (Round of 32)
    26/09/12: Stjarnan 0-0 Zorkiy
  • National team: UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship (First qualifying round)
    21/09/04: Iceland 0-1 Republic of Ireland

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Iceland WU-1930
Total30

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Women's Champions League
ClubPGS
Stjarnan10
Total10
Last updated: 26/10/2012 05:25 CET
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