Atli Viðar Björnsson

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Atli Björnsson
Personal information
Full name Atli Viðar Björnsson
Date of birth (1980-01-04) 4 January 1980 (age 37)
Place of birth Iceland
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
FH
Number 17
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–2000 Dalvík 39 (23)
2001– FH 205 (98)
2007 Fjölnir (loan) 17 (14)
National team
2009 Iceland 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 October 2014.

Atli Viðar Björnsson (born 4 January 1980) is an Icelandic footballer, currently playing for FH. Since joining FH in 2001, he has played more than 200 matches for the club in all competitions. During the 2007 season, Atli spent four months on loan at 1. deild karla side Fjölnir where he scored 14 goals in 17 league appearances.[1] He notably scored an equalising goal against English Premier League side Aston Villa in a 2008 UEFA Cup match, earning the Icelandic outfit a memorable draw away at Villa Park.[2]

On 20 May 2015 Atli became the fourth player to score 100 goals in the Icelandic top division and only the second to score 100 goals for the same club. Atli's 100th goal was the opening goal against Íþróttabandalag Akraness and came in the 29th minute of the match.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Atli Viðar Björnsson". KSÍ.is. Archived from the original on 12 March 2013. Retrieved 8 July 2012. 
  2. ^ Saj Chowdhury (28 August 2008). "Villa 1–1 Hafnarfjordur (agg 5-2)". BBC Sport. Retrieved 8 July 2012. 
  3. ^ Guðmundur Hilmarsson (20 May 2015). "Atli Viðar kom FH af stað með 100. markinu". mbl.is. Retrieved 22 May 2015. 

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