Gylfi Sigurðsson

1989 - Today

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Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson (Icelandic pronunciation: ​[ˈcɪlvɪ ˈθouːr̥ ˈsɪːɣʏrðsɔn]; transliterated as Gylfi Thor Sigurdsson; born 8 September 1989) is an Icelandic professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Premier League club Everton and the Iceland national team. Gylfi began his professional career with Reading in the Championship and in 2010, was sold to 1899 Hoffenheim, which was Reading's biggest sale at the time. He was voted Player of the Season for two consecutive seasons: for Reading in 2009–10 and for Hoffenheim in 2010–11. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gylfi Sigurðsson has received more than 3,027,224 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Gylfi Sigurðsson is the 5,203rd most popular soccer player (down from 3,719th in 2019), the 96th most popular biography from Iceland (down from 69th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Icelander Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Gylfi Sigurðsson ranks 5,203 out of 16,923Before him are Lars Høgh, Gustavo Adrián López, Gojko Kačar, Hiroaki Morishima, Mário Rui, and Atli Eðvaldsson. After him are Asier del Horno, Jan Eriksson, Gert Engels, Christian Noboa, Hans Hateboer, and Pavel Hapal.

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Among people born in 1989, Gylfi Sigurðsson ranks 171Before him are Salah Abdeslam, Felipe Augusto de Almeida Monteiro, Jimmy Durmaz, Sterling Knight, Waleed Al-Husseini, and Adel Taarabt. After him are Freddy Adu, Nicolás Lodeiro, Emeraude Toubia, Nora Arnezeder, Serge Ibaka, and Zelda Williams.

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Among people born in Iceland, Gylfi Sigurðsson ranks 96 out of 166Before him are Jón Páll Sigmarsson (1960), Heimir Hallgrímsson (1967), Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson (1988), Ólafur Arnalds (1986), Ólafur Stefánsson (1973), and Atli Eðvaldsson (1957). After him are Birgitta Jónsdóttir (1967), Guðjón Valur Sigurðsson (1979), Ragnar Sigurðsson (1986), Rúrik Gíslason (1988), Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner (1967), and Kolbeinn Sigþórsson (1990).


Among soccer players born in Iceland, Gylfi Sigurðsson ranks 9Before him are Arnór Guðjohnsen (1961), Hannes Þór Halldórsson (1984), Birkir Bjarnason (1988), Alfreð Finnbogason (1989), Heimir Hallgrímsson (1967), and Atli Eðvaldsson (1957). After him are Ragnar Sigurðsson (1986), Rúrik Gíslason (1988), Kolbeinn Sigþórsson (1990), Rúnar Kristinsson (1969), Birkir Már Sævarsson (1984), and Aron Gunnarsson (1989).