VIDEO: The Euro 2016 journey of Iceland’s “golden generation”

This is Iceland's "golden generation" of footballers, says BBC Sportsworld.

This is Iceland's "golden generation" of footballers, says BBC Sportsworld. Photo: Iceland Monitor/Golli

As Iceland’s men’s football team begin their Euro 2016 adventure in France, BBC Sportsworld takes a look at how a combination of facilities, coaching and team spirit has changed football in Iceland from a cult pastime to national sport.

See the story behind the “golden generation” of footballers in Europe’s “nation with the best scenery” on BBC Sportsworld here.

The team arriving in France yesterday.

The team arriving in France yesterday. Photo: Alfreð Finnbogason

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