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List of foreign Úrvalsdeild players

This is a list of foreign players in the Úrvalsdeild, which commenced play in 1912. The following players must meet both of the following two criteria:

  1. Have played at least one Úrvalsdeild League game. Players who were signed by Úrvalsdeild League clubs, but only played in lower league, cup and/or European games, or did not play in any competitive games at all, are not included.
  2. Are considered foreign, determined by the following:
A player is considered foreign if he is not eligible to play for Iceland national football team, more specifically:
  • If a player has been capped on international level, the national team is used; if he has been capped by more than one country, the highest level (or the most recent) team is used.
  • If a player has not been capped on international level, his country of birth is used, except those who were born abroad from Icelandic parents or moved to Iceland at a young age, and those who clearly indicated to have switched his nationality to another nation.


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