Iceland at Euro 2016

Iceland now ranks nr. 20 at FIFA's list.

Iceland never higher on FIFA’s list

9 Feb 2017 The Icelandic national men’s football team ranks number 20 in the new FIFA’s World Ranking List and has never been ranked so high before. This is without a doubt thanks to the team’s success in last summer’s EURO 2016.

Wayne Rooney.

Rooney: “We were very poor against Iceland”

2 Aug 2016 Soul-searching continues in the ranks of English football on the subject of England’s last-16 exit from Euro 2016 – at the hands of tiny Iceland.

Kind Iceland brings light to Euro 2016 stab victim’s darkness

13 Jul 2016 The young British police officer who fell victim to a vicious knife attack while supporting Iceland at Euro 2016 in France is “deeply moved” by an Icelandic offer to come and see the national team in action at home.

Daniel Carlsen.

Danish nationalists hit back at “ashamed” Icelanders

11 Jul 2016 Leader of the Danish far-right nationalist Party of the Danes Daniel Carsen has dropped a video on social media accusing Iceland of being ashamed of the fact that their national football team is “Icelandic”.

Iceland's women have reached the Euro quarter-finals three times.

Iceland’s footballing men paid 460 times more than women

8 Jul 2016 Despite having made the quarter-finals of the UEFA European finals on three occasions – as compared to once for the men – prize money for Iceland’s footballing women is a mere fraction of what the Euro 2016 boys received.

Wonderful scenes last night.

France adopt Iceland’s HÚ Viking clap

8 Jul 2016 In a touching homage to Iceland and its fans, France had a crack last night at Iceland’s now world-famous HÚ Viking clap after their 2-0 semi-final victory over Germany at Euro 2016.

Euro 2016 stab victim’s wife “moved” by Icelandic generosity

7 Jul 2016 The British man supporting Iceland at Euro 2016 who was brutally stabbed on Sunday has been contacted and informed of the wonderful trip to Iceland awaiting him and his wife organised by sympathetic Icelandic fans.

The word France shown in inverted commas.

Iceland FA slams far-right racist Euro 2016 image

7 Jul 2016 The Football Association of Iceland (KSÍ) has condemned the unauthorised use of a photograph of an Icelandic player on a race-related image published by a Danish far-right nationalist political party.

Icelandic fans at Euro 2016.

Fans look to bring British Euro 2016 stab victim to Iceland

6 Jul 2016 A group of Iceland fans who went to France to support their home team at Euro 2016 are now clubbing together to invite a British supporter who was stabbed in Paris on Sunday to see a football match in Iceland.

National football team preoccupied by their smartphones

5 Jul 2016 When the Icelandic national football team was celebrated in the city centre last night, astute viewers noted that every single member of the team was on the phone.

“Euro 2016 effect” means everybody wants to come to Iceland

5 Jul 2016 Iceland’s stellar performance at Euro 2016 has not only boosted national pride – it has also boosted international interest in Iceland as a travel destination.

The Icelandic nation is about to burst with pride. Here you can see the national football team arriving in downtown Reykjavik.

Our boys in blue are back!

4 Jul 2016 The atmosphere in downtown Reykjavik right now is nothing short of incredible Thousands and thousands of people have gathered to cheer the Icelandc national football team who just returned from Paris.

Seventy Icelanders had to turn away from the Stade de France without tickets.

French police investigates Euro 2016 ticket sale fiasco

4 Jul 2016 Dozens of Icelanders who had bought tickets to last nights match in Paris through an Icelandic party didn't get their tickets upon arriving at the Stade de France. "A total fiasco and crying children," said one witness.

Iceland in Euro 2016: the world’s favourite

4 Jul 2016 Iceland Monitor asked its Facebook community to let us know where they were supporting our national football team against France last night – and we were bowled over by the results!

VIDEO: Euro 2016, Iceland-France

3 Jul 2016 Up to 10,000 Icelanders will very soon be making their way to the Stade de France stadium in northern Paris to see their national team take on France in the last quarter-final of Euro 2016.




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