Gunnhildur Yrsa Jónsdóttir

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Gunnhildur Yrsa Jónsdóttir
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Personal information
Date of birth (1988-09-28) 28 September 1988 (age 29)
Place of birth Iceland
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Utah Royals FC
Number 23
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2012 Stjarnan 66 (22)
2013–2014 Arna-Bjørnar 14 (0)
2014 Grand Bodø 11 (1)
2015–2016 Stabæk 43 (9)
2017–2018 Vålerenga 21 (5)
2018– Utah Royals FC 21 (1)
National team
2012– Iceland 58 (9)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 August 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30 January 2018

Gunnhildur Yrsa Jónsdóttir (born 28 September 1988) is an Icelandic footballer who plays as a midfielder for the Iceland women's national football team and Utah Royals FC in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL). Gunnhildur has seven siblings; Tindur, Urður, Ilmur, Þórunn, Sigurður, Sæmundur, and Elfur. Her parents are Laufey Sigurðardóttir and Jón Saemundsson.

Club career[edit]

Utah Royals FC, 2018-present[edit]

In January 2018, Gunnhildur signed with the Utah Royals FC for the team's inaugural season in the NWSL.[1] She scored in her first game on 24 March 2018, making it Utah's first goal in club history.[2] Gunnhildur was named to the NWSL team of the month for March.[3]

International Career[edit]

Gunnhildur competed with the Iceland national team at the 2016 Algarve Cup.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vavel (2018-01-03). "Utah Royals FC add Icelandic midfielder Gunnhildur "Gunny" Jónsdóttir". VAVEL.com. Retrieved 2018-01-30. 
  2. ^ "First goal in club history!". Real Salt Lake. 24 March 2018. 
  3. ^ "March Team of the Month NWSL 2018". April 6, 2018. Retrieved June 26, 2018. 
  4. ^ Iceland squad announced to compete at Algarve Cup 2016 Women's Soccer United. Retrieved 6 March 2016.

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