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Getting To Know: Daníel Grétarsson

6 October 2020

The Seasiders brought in Icelandic international Daníel Grétarsson late on Monday evening. Here are a few facts about the Club's brand new signing!

  • Grétarsson was born on 2 October 1995 and turned 25 earlier this month.
  • Grétarsson was born in Grindavík, Iceland, with an estimated population of just 3,300 residents.
  • He made his debut for Grindavík in 2012, spending four years with the Icelandic Club.
  • He scored his first senior goal in 2012, going on to score four more times for Grindavík.
  • Daniel joined Norwegian side Aelesunds FK in 2015, making over 50 appearances.
  • He represented his country for the first time at under-19 level in 2013, before going on to represent his country at under-21 level in 2015.
  • The defender received his first senior call up to the Icelandic squad in September 2019 when he joined the squad for the Euro 2020 qualifiers against Moldova and Albania.
  • He made his senior international debut in a friendly against Canada in January of this year.
  • In 11 full seasons playing professionally, Grétarsson has never received a red card.
  • In his career Grétarsson has made 155 appearances, scoring 10 goals.

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