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Iceland in Euro 2016: at least 7 interesting facts

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Iceland in Euro 2016: at least 7 interesting facts


Iceland, the smallest country in the Euro 2016, face England in the last 16 round of the championship on Monday.

Here are some Iceland facts:

Iceland’s television commentator Guðmundur Benediktsson gets very excited.

He also works as a coach at KR Reykjavík football club.

*After Iceland’s 1-1 draw with Portugal, Ronaldo said Iceland is not going to do anything in the competition*

*Cristiano Ronaldo has 43,100,00 Twitter followers.

The population of Iceland is 331,000.*

According to BBC 5 Live, if you’re Icelandic, male and aged 20-40, you have a 1 in 2,000 chance of playing for your national football team.

England manager Roy Hodgson is expecting a tough game against Iceland on Monday (June 27).

Football TV presenter Dan Walker likened Iceland to the UK city of Wakefield in terms of population.

This is the goal that got Iceland through to the last 16

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