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Birkir Bjarnason

Birkir Bjarnason

Clubs: Viking FK, FK Bodø/Glimt (loan)

Under-21 debut: 0-4 v Scotland (28/02/2006)

Senior international debut: 4-0 v Andorra (29/05/2010)

• Has represented Iceland at U17, U19, U21 and senior level.

• Moved to Norway as a youngster − now approaching 90 league matches for Viking.

• His father, Bjarni Sveinbjörnsson, was a prolific goalscorer in the Icelandic league in the 1980s and 1990s for Thór Akureyri and ÍBV Vestmannaeyjar.

Last updated: 07/06/11 21.50CET

Match log

The home team is listed first.Last updated: 27/11/2015 11:51 CET
09.09.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundIcelandIceland3-0TurkeyTurkey7000
10.10.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundLatviaLatvia0-3IcelandIceland9000
13.10.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundIcelandIceland2-0NetherlandsNetherlands9000
12.11.2014Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageBelgiumBelgium3-1IcelandIceland4400
16.11.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundCzech RepublicCzech Republic2-1IcelandIceland7701
28.03.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundKazakhstanKazakhstan0-3IcelandIceland9020
12.06.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundIcelandIceland2-1Czech RepublicCzech Republic9000
25.07.2015Swiss Super LeagueGrasshoppersGrasshoppers2-3BaselBasel9000
29.07.2015UEFA Champions LeagueThird qualifying roundLechLech1-3BaselBasel9000
01.08.2015Swiss Super LeagueBaselBasel3-0SionSion2000
05.08.2015UEFA Champions LeagueThird qualifying roundBaselBasel1-0LechLech9010
08.08.2015Swiss Super LeagueLuzernLuzern1-3BaselBasel9000
12.08.2015Swiss Super LeagueBaselBasel3-1ThunThun7400
19.08.2015UEFA Champions LeaguePlay-offsBaselBasel2-2M. Tel-AvivM. Tel-Aviv9000
22.08.2015Swiss Super LeagueLuganoLugano1-3BaselBasel000
25.08.2015UEFA Champions LeaguePlay-offsM. Tel-AvivM. Tel-Aviv1-1BaselBasel6800
03.09.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundNetherlandsNetherlands0-1IcelandIceland9000
06.09.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundIcelandIceland0-0KazakhstanKazakhstan9000
12.09.2015Swiss Super LeagueBaselBasel2-1St GallenSt Gallen9000
17.09.2015UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stageFiorentinaFiorentina1-2BaselBasel9010
23.09.2015Swiss Super LeagueYoung BoysYoung Boys4-3BaselBasel9000
26.09.2015Swiss Super LeagueBaselBasel3-1LuganoLugano1310
01.10.2015UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stageBaselBasel2-0LechLech9010
04.10.2015Swiss Super LeagueZürichZürich2-2BaselBasel9001
10.10.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundIcelandIceland2-2LatviaLatvia9000
13.10.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundTurkeyTurkey1-0IcelandIceland9000
18.10.2015Swiss Super LeagueSionSion0-2BaselBasel9000
22.10.2015UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stageBaselBasel1-2BelenensesBelenenses3200
25.10.2015Swiss Super LeagueBaselBasel1-0Young BoysYoung Boys8500
31.10.2015Swiss Super LeagueVaduzVaduz1-2BaselBasel9010
05.11.2015UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stageBelenensesBelenenses0-2BaselBasel9000
22.11.2015Swiss Super LeagueSt GallenSt Gallen2-1BaselBasel2300
26.11.2015UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stageBaselBasel2-2FiorentinaFiorentina8800

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Birkir Bjarnason
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (Age): 27/05/1988 (27)
  • Country: Iceland
  • Squad number: 8
  • Club: Basel ( SUI)

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2015/16
    • UEFA European Football Championship 2014/16
    • UEFA Europa League 2015/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (Group stage)
    30/11/05: CSKA Sofia 2-0 Viking
  • National team: UEFA European Under-17 Championship (First qualifying round)
    30/09/04: Iceland 1-1 Republic of Ireland

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

Iceland U-21193
Iceland U-1980
Iceland U-1731

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
UEFA Europa League
Standard Liège30
Last updated: 27/11/2015 01:27 CET