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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

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UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Birkir Bjarnason
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (Age): 27/05/1988 (28)
  • Country: Iceland
  • Squad number: 8
  • Club: Basel ( SUI)

  • Height: 182cm
  • Weight: 75kg

  • 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

TeamPGS
Iceland214
Iceland U-21193
Iceland U-1980
Iceland U-1731
Total518

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Basel41
Total41
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Basel102
Standard Liège30
Viking10
Total142
Last updated: 04/07/2016 01:05 CET
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