|Full name||Guðmundur Halldór Torfason|
|Date of birth||13 December 1961|
|Place of birth||Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland|
|Height||6 ft 01 in (1.85 m)|
|ttl Belgium||43||(8 )|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
A striker, he became top goalscorer in the Icelandic league in 1986 with 19 goals. He moved to continental Europe with Belgian sides Beveren and Winterslag who later merged with Waterschei to become Racing Genk. Torfason became the first ever goalscorer of the new club when he scored against KV Mechelen. He then had a spell with Austrians Rapid Vienna, before joining St Mirren in 1989. He became club top scorer three seasons in a row. In 1992 Torfason left St Mirren for St Johnstone In 1995, he moved for a brief spell at Doncaster Rovers. He returned to Iceland to play for second division Fylkir and eventually ended his career after spending the 1996 season with Grindavík.
Torfason made his debut for Iceland in July 1985 friendly match against the Faroe Islands and has earned a total of 26 caps, scoring 4 goals. He represented his country in 5 FIFA World Cup qualification matches and played his last international match for Iceland in a November 1991 European Championship qualifying match against France.
- Scores and results list Iceland's goal tally first.
|1||26 May 1987||Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík, Iceland||Netherlands||1–1||2–2||1988 Olympic Games qualification|
|2||26 May 1987||Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík, Iceland||Netherlands||1–1||2–2||1988 Olympic Games qualification|
|3||2 September 1987||Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík, Iceland||East Germany||1–0||2–0||1988 Olympic Games qualification|
|4||12 October 1988||İnönü Stadium, Istanbul, Turkey||Turkey||1–0||1–1||1990 FIFA World Cup qualification|
On 30 October 2011 Gudmundur Torfason has returned to Scottish football after being appointed as Rangers' Icelandic scout.
- Meistaraflokkur - KSI (Islandic FA)
- Gele ditjes, blauwe datjes - Free Thiel Vrienden ‹See Tfd›(in Dutch)
- "Doncaster Rovers Player Profile". Retrieved 22 June 2011.
- Landsleikir (National team career) - KSI (Islandic FA)
- Guðmundur Torfason – FIFA competition record
- MATCHES → all internationals of Guðmundur Torfason - EU Football
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 25 September 2012. Retrieved 10 October 2011.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
- Gunni joins Gers - Football.co.uk
- Gunni Torfason at Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database
- Player archive - Rapid Wien
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