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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Exchange rates

USD USD 107.67 EUR EUR 122.83
GBP GBP 137.17 DKK DKK 16.47
NOK NOK 12.71 SEK SEK 11.72
CHF CHF 108.08 JPY JPY 0.97
ISK price of selected currencies, according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iceland. Updated daily.