Elfar Freyr Helgason

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This is an Icelandic name. The last name is a patronymic, not a family name; this person is referred to by the given name Elfar.
Elfar Freyr Helgason
Personal information
Date of birth (1989-07-27) 27 July 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Reykjavík, Iceland
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Playing position Center back
Club information
Current team
AC Horsens (on loan from Breiðablik)
Number 2
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2011 Breiðablik 44 (1)
2011–2012 AEK Athens 0 (0)
2012 Stabæk 7 (0)
2013 Randers FC 0 (0)
2013– Breiðablik 71 (2)
2017– AC Horsens (loan) 0 (0)
National team
2009–2011 Iceland U21 6 (0)
2011– Iceland 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 October 2014.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 26 October 2011

Elfar Freyr Helgason (born 27 July 1989) is an Icelandic footballer who currently plays for Breiðablik in the Icelandic Premier League as a central defender.

Club career[edit]


Elfar made his senior debut for Breiðablik in 2009. He went on to play 20 games in league and cup, scoring 3 goals as Breiðablik won the Icelandic Cup for the first time. In 2010, Elfar was a key player for Breiðablik as the team went on to win the Icelandic League for the first time in their history.

AEK Athens[edit]

In 2011, Elfar was signed by Greek giants AEK Athens. He made his debut against Lokomotiv Moscow in the Europa League on 30 October 2011. His second appearance made against R.S.C. Anderlecht in the Europa League on 1 December 2011, but he never had an opportunity in a Superleague Greece match.


On 23 July 2012 Elfar signed a short term contract with Stabæk for a free transfer until the end of the year.

Randers FC[edit]

On the 31 January 2013 Elfar signed a new short term contract, this time with Randers FC from Denmark for the spring season of 2013.[1] He became a free agent on 1 July 2013.


Elfar signar 2-year contract with Breiðablik on 31 July 2013.

International career[edit]

Elfar was part of the Icelandic U21 team in the EURO 2011 in Denmark.

On 10 August 2011, Elfar made his senior debut for Iceland against Hungary.


  1. ^ "Randers skriver med islænding" (in Danish). indkast.dk. Retrieved 15 April 2014. 

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