General
Rúnar Alex Rúnarsson
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Personal information
Full name Rúnar Alex Rúnarsson
Date of birth 18 February 1995 (1995-02-18) (age 25)
Place of birth    Reykjavik, Flag of Iceland Iceland
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current club Flag of England Arsenal
Number 13
Youth clubs
–2012
2014–2015
Flag of Iceland KR Reykjavik
Flag of Denmark FC Nordsjælland
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2012–2013
2015–2018
2018–2020
2020–
Flag of Iceland KR Reykjavik
Flag of Denmark FC Nordsjælland
Flag of France Dijon
Flag of England Arsenal
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National team
2011–2012
2012–2014
2013–2016
2016–
Flag of Iceland Iceland U17
Flag of Iceland Iceland U19
Flag of Iceland Iceland U21
Flag of Iceland Iceland
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017 00(0)
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Rúnar Alex Rúnarsson (born 18 February 1995) is an Icelandic professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Arsenal. His father Rúnar Kristinsson, a former midfielder, is the only Icelander to have more than 100 caps.

Club career

Rúnar was player of the season for FC Nordsjælland in the 2017–18 Danish Superliga. In June 2018, Rúnar joined Dijon on a four-year agreement.

On 21 September 2020, Rúnar joined Premier League club Arsenal. He chose the number 13 at the club.

International career

Having previously represented his country at youth level, Rúnar was called up to the Iceland senior squad for the 2017 China Cup. He earned his first senior cap in a friendly against the Czech Republic on 9 November 2017.

In May 2018, he was named in Iceland's 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

External links

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Arsenal F.C. squad - 2020–21

1 Leno · 2 Bellerín · 3 Tierney · 4 Saliba · 6 Gabriel · 7 Saka · 8 Ceballos · 9 Lacazette · 11 Torreira · 12 Willian · 13 Rúnarsson · 14 Aubameyang (c) · 15 Maitland-Niles · 16 Holding · 17 Cédric · 18 Partey · 19 Pépé · 20 Mustafi · 21 Chambers · 22 Marí · 23 Luiz · 24 Nelson · 25 Elneny · 28 Willock · 30 Nketiah · 32 Smith Rowe · 33 Ryan · 34 Xhaka · 35 Martinelli · 41 Cottrell ·  Rekik ·

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Icelandic competitions · Icelandic coaches · Icelandic players · Icelandic stadiums · Icelandic clubs
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Iceland – 2018 FIFA World Cup – Group stage

1. Halldórsson 2. Sævarsson 3. Friðjónsson 4. A. Guðmundsson 5. Ingason 6. R. Sigurðsson 7. J. Guðmundsson 8. Bjarnason 9. Sigurðarson 10. G. Sigurðsson 11. Finnbogason 12. Schram 13. Rúnarsson 14. Árnason 15. Eyjólfsson 16. O. Skúlason 17. Gunnarsson (c) 18. Magnusson 19. Gíslason 20. Hallfreðsson 21. Traustason 22. Böðvarsson 23. A. Skúlason

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