Iceland are the first to announced their 23-man roster for the upcoming 2018 FIFA world cup. The official squad announcement was made on the official twitter account of Iceland football team. Team management and coach has picked injured skipper Aron Gunnarsson. He’s been recovering after undergoing knee surgery.
Iceland’s star player Gylfi Sigurdsson also got selected in the 23-player roster even thought he is not fully fit. He has been suffering from knee injury since March. Sigurdsson will be missing final of English Premier League for Everton. Team would be hoping that he’d get fit as early as possible and play for Iceland in the 2018 world cup.
Iceland 2018 World Cup Roster
|Hannes Thor Halldorsson||Ari Freyr Skulason||Emil Hallfredsson||Jon Dadi Bodvarsson|
|Runar Alex Runarsson||Sverrir Ingi Ingason||Birkir Bjarnason||Alfred Finnbogason|
|Frederik Schram||Ragnar Sigurdsson||Gylfi Thor Sigurdsson||Albert Gudmundsson|
|Birkir Mar Saevarsson||Olafur Ingi Skulason||Bjorn Bergmann Sigurdarson|
|Hordur B. Magnusson||Johann|
|Samuel Kari Fridjonsson||Rurik Gislason|
|Kari Arnason||Berg Gudmundsson|
|Holmar Orn Eyjolfsson||Arnor Ingvi Traustason|
|Aron Einar Gunnarsson|
Iceland is the smallest nation ever to qualify for FIFA world cup with the population of 330,000. The team has been placed in the group D along side with tournament favorites Argentina and Nigeria and Croatia.
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