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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