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Birkir Már Sævarsson

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Birkir Már Sævarsson
Sævarsson with Iceland at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Personal information
Full name Birkir Már Sævarsson[1]
Date of birth (1984-11-11) 11 November 1984 (age 39)
Place of birth Reykjavík, Iceland
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Valur
Number 2
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2008 Valur 67 (2)
2008–2014 Brann 168 (15)
2015–2017 Hammarby 84 (3)
2018– Valur 132 (15)
National team
2006 Iceland U21 3 (0)
2007–2021 Iceland 103 (3)
Teams managed
2019 KH (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 November 2023
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 November 2021
Sævarsson playing for Iceland to Austria in May 2014

Birkir Már Sævarsson (born 11 November 1984 in Reykjavik, Iceland) is an Icelandic footballer who can play as a right fullback, right winger, left fullback or center back. He currently plays for the Swedish club Hammarby Fotboll and the Iceland national football team. He was included in Iceland's UEFA Euro 2016 squad.

Statistics[change | change source]

As of 21 April 2016[2][3]
Season Club Division League Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2002 Valur U23 Icelandic Cup 0 0 2 0 2 0
2003 Valur Úrvalsdeild 8 0 0 0 8 0
2004 1. deild 11 0 2 0 13 0
2005 Úrvalsdeild 1 0 2 0 3 0
2006 18 0 2 0 20 0
2007 17 1 2 0 19 1
2008 11 1 3 0 14 1
2008 SK Brann Tippeligaen 8 1 0 0 8 1
2009 26 2 3 1 29 3
2010 27 2 1 0 28 2
2011 27 4 6 0 33 4
2012 30 2 5 2 35 4
2013 30 3 2 0 30 3
2014 20 1 3 0 23 1
2015 Hammarby Allsvenskan 28 2 5 0 33 2
2016 3 0 5 0 8 0
Career Total 243 18 37 3 280 21

International goals[change | change source]

As of 6 June 2016
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 6 June 2016 Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík, Iceland  Liechtenstein 2–0 4–0 Friendly

Honours[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "2018 FIFA World Cup Russia: List of players: Iceland" (PDF). FIFA. 10 June 2018. p. 13. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 June 2018. Retrieved 10 June 2018. {{cite web}}: More than one of |archivedate= and |archive-date= specified (help); More than one of |archiveurl= and |archive-url= specified (help)
  2. "altomfotball.no: Birkir Sævarsson" (in Norwegian). Altom Fotball. Retrieved 3 September 2013.
  3. "Birkir Már Sævarsson" (in Icelandic). KSÍ. Retrieved 4 September 2013.

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