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Gylfi Sigurðsson (born 8 July 1989) is an Icelandic professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Premier League club Everton and the Iceland national team.
Sigurðsson began his career in his native Iceland with Þór Akureyri and Breiðablik, before moving to Dutch side AZ in 2008. He spent two seasons there, before joining German club Hoffenheim in 2010. He spent one season with Hoffenheim, before joining Swansea City in 2011. He spent six seasons with Swansea, before joining Everton in 2017.
Sigurðsson has earned over 100 caps for Iceland, and represented the country at Euro 2016 and the 2018 World Cup.
Sigurðsson was born in Akureyri, Iceland, on 8 July 1989. His parents are Guðmundur Sigurðsson, a former footballer, and Ragnhildur Jónsdóttir, a former handball player. He has two older sisters, Sigrún and Þóra.
Sigurðsson began his career with local club Þór Akureyri. He moved to Breiðablik in 2005, and helped the club win the Icelandic League in 2006.
In 2008, Sigurðsson moved to Dutch side AZ. He made his debut for the club on 27 September 2008, coming on as a substitute in a 2–1 win over NEC Nijmegen. He scored his first goal for the club on 18 October 2008, netting the equaliser in a 1–1 draw with Sparta Rotterdam.
Sigurðsson scored eight goals in 33 appearances for AZ in the 2008–09 season. He also helped the club reach the final of the KNVB Cup, where they lost to Feyenoord.
In 2009–10, Sigurðsson scored 12 goals in 33 appearances as AZ finished in fourth place in the Eredivisie and qualified for the UEFA Europa League. He scored four goals in nine appearances in the Europa League, as AZ reached the quarter-finals before being knocked out by Valencia.
In 2010, Sigurðsson moved to German club Hoffenheim for a fee of €4 million. He made his debut for the club on 14 August 2010, coming on as a substitute in a 2–1 win over Eintracht Frankfurt. He scored his first goal for Hoffenheim on 25 September 2010, netting the equaliser in a 1–1 draw with Werder Bremen.
Sigurðsson scored seven goals in 32 appearances for Hoffenheim in the 2010–11 season. The club finished in seventh place in the Bundesliga and qualified for the UEFA Europa League.
In July 2011, Sigurðsson joined Swansea City on a three-year deal for a fee of £6.8 million. He made his debut for the club on 13 August 2011, coming on as a substitute in a 1–0 win over Wigan Athletic. He scored his first goal for Swansea on 10 September 2011, netting the equaliser in a 1–1 draw with Aston Villa.
Sigurðsson was a key player for Swansea as they achieved promotion to the Premier League in 2011–12. He scored seven goals and provided seven assists in 38 appearances as the club finished in second place in the Championship.
In 2012–13, Sigurðsson was named Swansea’s Player of the Season as he scored seven goals and provided 13 assists in 38 appearances as the club maintained their Premier League status. He also helped Swansea reach the final of the League Cup, where they lost 5–0 to Bradford City.
Sigurðsson continued to be a key player for Swansea in 2013–14, scoring eight goals and providing 13 assists in 36 appearances as the club finished in 12th place in the Premier League. He was named Swansea’s Player of the Season for a second consecutive year.
In 2014–15, Sigurðsson scored nine goals and provided 12 assists in 35 appearances as Swansea finished eighth in the Premier League. He was named Swansea’s Player of the Season for a third consecutive year.
In 2015–16, Sigurðsson scored 11 goals and provided 13 assists in 37 appearances as Swansea finished 12th in the Premier League. He was once again named Swansea’s Player of the Season.
In 2016–17, Sigurðsson scored nine goals and provided 13 assists in 37 appearances as Swansea finished 15th in the Premier League. He was named Swansea’s Player of the Season for a fourth consecutive year.
On 17 August 2017, Sigurðsson joined Everton for a club-record fee of £45 million on a five-year deal. He made his debut for Everton on 19 August 2017, coming on as a substitute in a 1–0 win over Stoke City. He scored his first goal for Everton on 26 August 2017, netting the equaliser in a 1–1 draw with Manchester City.
|Full Name||Gylfi Sigurðsson|
|Salary||2.86 million GBP|
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia