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List Rules The best soccer players from Iceland or played on the Iceland national team.

For many soccer fans from around the world, the Euro 2016 championship served as an introduction to the best soccer players from Iceland. It was only in 2016 that they made it into the UEFA Euro tournament—eventually reaching the quarter-finals stage. But being a new phenomenon, people are wondering who are the best players on the Iceland national team, or of all time for that matter. See what other soccer fans from around the world think in the ranking of Icelandic players below.

If you’re looking for a specific player to see where they rank amongst others, use the search box on the top of the list. Otherwise, be sure to vote your favorite Icelandic footballers up to the top and add any that are missing. In terms of goals, Eiður Guðjohnsen and Kolbeinn Sigþórsson are undisputed the top scorers. But at the same time, are they truly amongst the all-time best?

In terms of caps, the most capped player for Iceland is Rúnar Kristinsson. However, with only three career goals, he probably doesn’t qualify as best.Some of these players aren’t just the best from Iceland, but also rank among the best soccer players ever, and you’ll see both retired players and new players on this list. One new player to watch out for in the coming years is Kolbeinn Sigþórsson, who made his debut in 2010. So while he isn’t a veteran like Eiður Guðjohnsen, he has many more years left in him.

So if you’ve ever wondered who are the best Icelandic footballers currently playing or who is the greatest Icelandic soccer player of all time, this list has you covered. If you're a football lover then you can use this list of popular Icelandic soccer players to discover some new Icelandic talent that you might really enjoy watching in regular association football.
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103 20
Eiður Guðjohnsen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Eiður Guðjohnsen Forward, Midfielder

2
95 18
Gylfi Sigurðsson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Gylfi Sigurðsson Winger, Midfielder

3
44 15
Aron Gunnarsson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Aron Gunnarsson Defender, Midfielder

4
38 14
Hannes Þór Halldórsson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Hannes Þór Halldórsson Goalkeeper

5
38 14
Birkir Bjarnason is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Birkir Bjarnason Midfielder

6
33 11
Ragnar Sigurðsson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked

7
33 12
Ásgeir Sigurvinsson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked

8
26 7
Jóhann Berg Guðmundsson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Jóhann Berg Guðmundsson Forward, Midfielder

9
32 13
Hermann Hreiðarsson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked

10
24 8
Guðni Bergsson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Guðni Bergsson Defender

11
19 4
Hörður Björgvin Magnússon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Hörður Björgvin Magnússon

12
27 11
Jon Dadi Bodvarsson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Jon Dadi Bodvarsson Midfielder

13
23 8
Alfreð Finnbogason is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked

14
26 11
Kolbeinn Sigþórsson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked

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15
23 9
Arnór Guðjohnsen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked

16
21 8
Arnór Ingvi Traustason is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked

17
18 7
Rúnar Kristinsson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Rúnar Kristinsson Midfielder

18
20 10
Margrét Lára Viðarsdóttir is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Margrét Lára Viðarsdóttir Forward

19
15 6
Ari Freyr Skúlason is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Ari Freyr Skúlason Midfielder

20
17 8
Kári Árnason is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Kári Árnason Defender, Midfielder

21
12 4
Heimir Einarsson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Heimir Einarsson

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22
15 7
Brynjar Gunnarsson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Brynjar Gunnarsson Midfielder

23
16 8
Pétur Pétursson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Pétur Pétursson Forward

24
10 3
Arnór Smárason is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Arnór Smárason Forward, Midfielder

25
15 8
Birkir Már Sævarsson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Birkir Már Sævarsson Defender, Midfielder

26
13 7
Rúnar Már Sigurjónsson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Rúnar Már Sigurjónsson Midfielder

27
13 7
Guðmann Þórisson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Guðmann Þórisson

28
13 7
Ólafur Stefánsson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked

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13 7
Eyjólfur Sverrisson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Eyjólfur Sverrisson Defender, Midfielder

30
7 2
Þórarinn Ingi Valdimarsson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Þórarinn Ingi Valdimarsson Midfielder

31
13 8
Joey Guðjónsson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Joey Guðjónsson Midfielder

32
11 6
Bjarni Guðjónsson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Bjarni Guðjónsson Midfielder

33
12 7
Björn Bergmann Sigurðarson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Björn Bergmann Sigurðarson Forward, Midfielder

34
11 6
Sigurður Jónsson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Sigurður Jónsson Midfielder

35
12 7
Ögmundur Kristinsson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Ögmundur Kristinsson Goalkeeper

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8 3
Grétar Steinsson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked

37
7 2
Sævar Jónsson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Sævar Jónsson Defender

38
14 9
Aron Jóhannsson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Aron Jóhannsson Forward, Midfielder

39
11 6
Stefán Þórðarson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Stefán Þórðarson Forward

40
11 6
Ólafur Þór Gunnarsson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Ólafur Þór Gunnarsson Goalkeeper

41
11 7
Gunnleifur Gunnleifsson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Gunnleifur Gunnleifsson Goalkeeper

42
10 6
Arnór Sveinn Aðalsteinsson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Arnór Sveinn Aðalsteinsson Defender

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43
10 6
Lárus Sigurðsson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Lárus Sigurðsson Defender

44
7 3
Þóra Björg Helgadóttir is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Þóra Björg Helgadóttir Goalkeeper

45
10 7
Stefán Logi Magnússon is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Stefán Logi Magnússon Goalkeeper

46
6 3
Kristinn Jónsson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Kristinn Jónsson

47
6 3
Sara Björk Gunnarsdóttir is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Sara Björk Gunnarsdóttir Midfielder

48
6 3
Ívar Ingimarsson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Ívar Ingimarsson Defender

49
6 3
Ingimundur Níels Óskarsson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Ingimundur Níels Óskarsson

50
6 3
Haukur Páll Sigurðsson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The All-time Best Soccer Players from Iceland, Ranked
Haukur Páll Sigurðsson Defender