Hannes Þór Halldórsson

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Halldórsson against Austria in 2014.

Hannes Þór Halldórsson (born 27 April 1984 in Reykjavík, Iceland) is an Icelandic professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for the Iceland national football team and Bodø/Glimt, on loan from the Norwegian club NEC Nijmegen. He has also played for Leiknir Reykjavík, Ungmennafélagið Afturelding, Stjarnan, Knattspyrnufélagið Fram, Knattspyrnufélag Reykjavíkur, SK Brann, Sandnes Ulf and N.E.C.. Hannes has found some work as a film director when not playing football.[1] He was included in Iceland's UEFA Euro 2016 squad.[2]

International career[change | change source]

He took part in the 2018 FIFA World Cup and saved Lionel Messi's penalty kick against Argentina which later ended 1-1.

FWC 2018 - Group D - ARG v ISL - Messi penalty kick

References[change | change source]

  1. "A Eurovision music video director just shut out Cristiano Ronaldo". Retrieved 3 July 2016.
  2. "A karla – Lokahópur fyrir EM 2016" (in Icelandic). Knattspyrnusamband Íslands. 9 May 2016. Retrieved 10 May 2016.

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