Andri Sigþórsson

Andri Sigþórsson (born 25 March 1977) is an Icelandic former international footballer.[1]

Andri Sigþórsson
Personal information
Date of birth (1977-03-25) 25 March 1977 (age 44)
Place of birth Iceland
Position(s) Striker
Youth career
1992–1993 KR
1993–1994 Bayern Munich
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1996 Bayern Munich II 13 (1)
1996–2000 KR 48 (43)
1997–1998FSV Zwickau (loan) 5 (3)
2000–2001 SV Salzburg 24 (16)
2002–2004 Molde FK 17 (12)
Total 107 (78)
National team
1992–1993 Iceland U17 11 (2)
1994–1995 Iceland U19 9 (5)
1996–1998 Iceland U21 4 (1)
2001–2002 Iceland 7 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

CareerEdit

Andri, who played as a striker, played as a youth for KR, before joining the youth setup of Bayern Munich. He played for Bayern's reserve team in the Regionalliga, but returned to Iceland in 1996, rejoining KR. In 2000, he was joint top scorer in the Icelandic Premier Division, and briefly returned to Germany in 1997, for a loan spell with FSV Zwickau.[2] After three more years with KR, moved to Austria, joining SV Salzburg, then to Norway, where he played for Molde FK. His career was cut short in 2004 when he suffered a serious knee injury. He made seven appearances for Iceland, scoring two goals. These goals came in back-to-back matches against Poland and the Czech Republic.

Personal lifeEdit

Andri is famous for being a star player in Championship Manager 3, being set with the maximum potential of 200. His brother Kolbeinn is also a professional footballer and Andri has acted as his agent.[3] After retiring from football he has also helped run his father's string of bakeries in Molde.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Andri Sigthórsson". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 20 February 2010.
  2. ^ "Sigthorsson" (in German). fussballdaten.de. Archived from the original on 9 February 2010. Retrieved 20 February 2010.
  3. ^ Holyman, Ian (13 January 2017). "Nantes striker Kolbeinn Sigthorsson AWOL following Galatasaray loan - Kita". ESPN FC.
  4. ^ "Tonton Zola Moukoko and How Football Manager Stole My Life".