Icelanders are not all about football, although both the female and male national teams are doing remarkably well. The women ‘s national football team is currently ranked as the 19th best national team in the world by FIFA. The men's team ranks number 22 and is participating for the first time in the FIFA World Cup this year.

Read a short summary from the Icelandic Football Association on the development of football in Iceland: Why has Icelandic football been so successful recently? (pdf)

Icelandic football history in pictures (pdf)

For further information and interviews contact members of the Icelandic Football Association:
Gudni Bergsson, President,
Klara Bjartmars, Manager,
Arnar Bill Gunnarsson, Football Develompent,
Thorlakur Arnason, Football Develompent,

Offical Icelandic Football Association press photo bank


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