Gylfi Sigurdsson, the Key Player of Iceland in Euro 2016

Gylfi Sigurdsson, the Key Player of Iceland in Euro 2016

Gylfi Sigurdsson, the Key Player of Iceland in Euro 2016

Gylfi Sigurdsson, the Key Player of Iceland in Euro 2016

Gylfi Sigurdsson, the Key Player of Iceland in Euro 2016 – Gylfi Sigurdsson is another soccer player that will play in Euro 2016 next summer. He will become one of the midfielders that will fight for his country Iceland. Moreover, this 26 years old player will also become a star man in the national team.

Gylfi Sigurdsson is a professional soccer player from Iceland. In Premier League club Swansea City, he plays in a position of midfield. As a man that will be the key player in Euro 2016 for the national team, this man must have special capability; including long range shooting as well as the set pieces specialist.

The professional career of Sirgudsson started in Championship with Reading. In 2010, he was sold to Hoffenheim in the greatest sale of Reading. In 2009 – 2010 and 2010 – 2011 seasons, he was consecutively voted as the player of the seaon. After one season ended, he joined Totteham Hotspur and earned £8.8 million of payment. Then he went back to Swansea in 2014 as the exchange with Ben Davies. Meanwhile, the international debut of him for his country was in 2010. He has gotten more than 30 caps that time.

The International Career

In Under-19 European Championship qualifying in 2008, Gylfi Sigurdsson took part and he made two scores in elite round and two more scores in qualification. However, Iceland lost by three points to the winner group Bulgaria and they missed the finals rounds. Next, the Under-21 debut of Sigurdsson for Iceland was in November 2007 against Germany in half an hour playing time. For days later, he performed firstly in Under-21 European Championship in 2009; he played as substitution in extra time and in the remaining time of the matches.

Gylfi Sigurdsson, the Key Player of Iceland in Euro 2016

Sigurdsson made an opener score in the last game of Iceland against Slovakia. But, the score became draw after Miroslav Stoch made one goal too. He made a great start in 2011 campaign even Iceland failed in the qualifying round. The campaign debut of Sigurdsson was in October over San Marino that scored 6-0 in 16 minutes.

The full Iceland debut of Sigurdsson was in May 2010 when the team won in 4-0 score against Andorra and he successful made free kick and scoring the second goal. He also took a part for Iceland in U21 UEFA European Championship in 2011 against Scotland. They won 4-2 in the completion. Meanwhile, in the second leg, he made two outstanding goals and made the team won 2-1.

In the Euro 2016 qualifying against Netherlands on 13 October 2014, Sigurdsson made two goals, which was one from penalty so the national team won. The following goal was made at Amsterdam Arena in 3 September; it was the only goal made in the game.

For the great achievements of Gylfi Sigurdsson, many people believe that he will become the key player of Iceland. The capability and skill of him will possible the national team to win the competition in Euro 2016 next summer. Just like many goals and victories he made for his team.

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