Rúnar Alex Rúnarsson

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Rúnar Alex Rúnarsson
Personal information
Full name Rúnar Alex Rúnarsson[1]
Date of birth (1995-02-18) 18 February 1995 (age 24)
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Dijon
Number 1
Youth career
0000–2012 KR Reykjavik
2014–2015 FC Nordsjælland
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2013 KR Reykjavik 3 (0)
2015–2018 FC Nordsjælland 60 (0)
2018– Dijon 26 (0)
National team
2011–2012 Iceland U17 3 (0)
2012–2014 Iceland U19 11 (0)
2013–2016 Iceland U21 17 (0)
2017– Iceland 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 August 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 November 2018

Rúnar Alex Rúnarsson (born 18 February 1995) is an Icelandic footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for French Ligue 1 club Dijon FCO. His father Rúnar Kristinsson, a former midfielder, is the only Icelander to have more than 100 caps.[2][3]

Club career[edit]

Rúnar was player of the season for FC Nordsjælland in the 2017–18 Danish Superliga.[4]

In June 2018, Rúnar Alex joined Dijon FCO on a four-year agreement.[4]

International career[edit]

Having previously represented his country at youth level, Rúnar Alex was called up to the Iceland senior squad for the 2017 China Cup.[5][6] He earned his first senior cap in a friendly against the Czech Republic on 9 November 2017.

In May 2018, he was named in Iceland's 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.[7]

Career statistics[edit]

International[edit]

As of match played 19 November 2018[8]
Iceland
Year Apps Goals
2017 1 0
2018 4 0
Total 5 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2018 FIFA World Cup Russia: List of players: Iceland" (PDF). FIFA. 10 June 2018. p. 13. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Rúnar Kristinsson: Stefán er góður kostur". Mbl.is. 30 November 2013. Retrieved 1 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Rúnar Kristinsson". Visir.is. 7 January 2017. Retrieved 1 July 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Rúnar Alex genginn í raðir Dijon". Retrieved 18 June 2018.
  5. ^ "Rúnar Alex Rúnarsson | Félagsmaður | Mótalisti | Mótamál | Knattspyrnusamband Íslands". Ksi.is (in Icelandic). 7 January 2017. Retrieved 1 July 2017.
  6. ^ "Sjö nýliðar með karlalandsliðinu til Kína". Ruv.is. Retrieved 1 July 2017.
  7. ^ "Injured Gylfi Sigurdsson in Iceland's World Cup squad". Goal.com. Retrieved 24 June 2018.
  8. ^ "Rúnar Alex Rúnarsson". EU-Football.info. 23 June 2018.

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