Ragnar in a match against Austria in 2014
|Date of birth
15 June 1986 |
|Place of birth
||1.87 m (6 ft 1 1⁄2 in)
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 March 2015.
† Appearances (Goals).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16 November 2014
Ragnar Sigurðsson (born 19 June 1986) is an Icelandic professional footballer. Ragnar plays as centre back for FC Krasnodar in the Russian Premier League. He also plays for the Iceland national team.
After playing for Fylkir, he joined Swedish club IFK Göteborg in 2006. He made his Allsvenskan debut on 6 April 2007, starting the first match of the 2007 season; he would go on to play 90 minutes in all 26 of the club's league matches, forming a formidable partnership with Mattias Bjärsmyr as the team won Allsvenskan 2007. After his magnificent first season he has constantly been linked to several big clubs in Ligue 1, Serie A, Bundesliga and Premier League. IFK Göteborg's sports director, Håkan Mild has also commented that the club could get a transfer fee around €3 million for the talented defender. During his second season the defender played 29 games (of 30) as the team finished in 3rd place. The club also won Supercupen and Svenska Cupen during the 2008 season.
On May 30, 2011, Ragnar Sigurðsson signed a four-year-long contract with Danish champions F.C. Copenhagen. The fee is believed to be around 5.5 million DKK.
On 23 January 2014, Russian Football Premier League club FC Krasnodar announced signing Ragnar Sigurðsson on a two-and-a-half year deal with option for another year.
He has played for the Icelandic under-21 team and was called up for the Iceland national team for the first time in May 2007. His first match for the national team was in a friendly against Canada in August 2007. On 16 November 2014, Ragnar scored his first goal in a 1–2 away Euro 2016 qualifier defeat to the Czech Republic.
- Scores and results list Iceland's goal tally first.
- As of 10 November 2014
- ^ Includes other competitive competitions, including the Svenska Supercupen and the Icelandic League Cup