Matthías Hallgrímsson

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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 Matthías.
Matthías Hallgrímsson
Personal information
Date of birth (1946-12-12) 12 December 1946 (age 70)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1965–1976 ÍA
1976–1977 Halmia
1978–1979 ÍA
1980–1981 Valur
National team
1968–1978 Iceland 45 (11)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Matthías Hallgrímsson (born 12 December 1946) is an Icelandic former footballer who played as a striker.


Club career[edit]

Matthías played club football in Iceland and Sweden for ÍA, Halmia and Valur.[1] He was topscorer in the Úrvalsdeild in the 1969 and 1975 seasons.[2]

International career[edit]

Matthías scored 11 goals in 45 appearances for the Iceland national football team.[3] 4 of those appearances came in FIFA World Cup qualifying matches.[4]


  1. ^ "Profile". Retrieved 28 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Iceland - Topscorers". RSSSF. Retrieved 28 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Iceland - Record International Players". RSSSF. Retrieved 28 April 2014. 
  4. ^ Matthías HallgrímssonFIFA competition record