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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: 20/10/2016 01:08 CET
09.09.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundIcelandIceland3-0TurkeyTurkey7000
10.10.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundLatviaLatvia0-3IcelandIceland9000
13.10.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundIcelandIceland2-0NetherlandsNetherlands9000
16.11.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundCzech RepublicCzech Republic2-1IcelandIceland7701
28.03.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundKazakhstanKazakhstan0-3IcelandIceland9020
12.06.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundIcelandIceland2-1Czech RepublicCzech Republic9000
03.09.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundNetherlandsNetherlands0-1IcelandIceland9000
06.09.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundIcelandIceland0-0KazakhstanKazakhstan9000
10.10.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundIcelandIceland2-2LatviaLatvia9000
13.10.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundTurkeyTurkey1-0IcelandIceland9000
14.06.2016UEFA EUROFinal tournament - Group stagePortugalPortugal1-1IcelandIceland9010
18.06.2016UEFA EUROFinal tournament - Group stageIcelandIceland1-1HungaryHungary9000
22.06.2016UEFA EUROFinal tournament - Group stageIcelandIceland2-1AustriaAustria9000
27.06.2016UEFA EURORound of 16EnglandEngland1-2IcelandIceland9000
03.07.2016UEFA EUROQuarter-finalsFranceFrance5-2IcelandIceland9010
31.07.2016Swiss Super LeagueVaduzVaduz1-5BaselBasel2700
07.08.2016Swiss Super LeagueLuzernLuzern2-3BaselBasel6200
10.08.2016Swiss Super LeagueBaselBasel3-0Young BoysYoung Boys9010
14.08.2016Swiss CupFirst roundRapperswil-JonaRapperswil-Jona0-1BaselBasel2000
20.08.2016Swiss Super LeagueBaselBasel4-1LuganoLugano9000
28.08.2016Swiss Super LeagueThunThun0-3BaselBasel2800
05.09.2016FIFA World CupQualifying roundUkraineUkraine1-1IcelandIceland7500
10.09.2016Swiss Super LeagueBaselBasel3-1GrasshoppersGrasshoppers9010
13.09.2016UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageBaselBasel1-1LudogoretsLudogorets9000
21.09.2016Swiss Super LeagueLausanneLausanne1-2BaselBasel9010
24.09.2016Swiss Super LeagueSt GallenSt Gallen1-3BaselBasel1000
28.09.2016UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageArsenalArsenal2-0BaselBasel7900
06.10.2016FIFA World CupQualifying roundIcelandIceland3-2FinlandFinland9000
09.10.2016FIFA World CupQualifying roundIcelandIceland2-0TurkeyTurkey9000
15.10.2016Swiss Super LeagueBaselBasel3-0LuzernLuzern9000
19.10.2016UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageParisParis3-0BaselBasel9000

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

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2016/17

  • 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: 20/10/2016 01:08 CET