Icelandic team's Rúrik now has over a million Instagram followers

Rúrik Gíslason

Rúrik Gíslason Eggert Jóhannesson

Thirty-year-old Rúrik Gíslason, midfielder in the Iceland men's football team now has over one million Instagram followers. He only had 30 thousand followers before the World Cup. 

Rúrik Gíslason playing the Iceland- Nigeria match on Friday.

Rúrik Gíslason playing the Iceland- Nigeria match on Friday. mbl.is/Eggert

 Gíslason's following increased immediately after the Iceland- Argentina match. Many of his followers are Argentinian women who comment on his model-like good looks drawing comparisons to Brad Pitt. 



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