- Gylfi Sigurdsson is an Icelandic professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Premier League club Everton and the Iceland national team. He is currently under investigation by the police in Manchester due to an alleged sexual violation against a child.
- Net Worth, Salary, and Income
- Married, Wife, and Children
- Family, Parents, and Siblings
- Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Gylfi Sigurdsson is an Icelandic professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Premier League club Everton and the Iceland national team. He is currently under investigation by the police in Manchester due to an alleged sexual violation against a child.
Originally from Reykjavik, Iceland, Gylfi Thor Sigurdsson was born on 8 September 1989 under the star sign Virgo. The 31-year-old footballer is Icelandic by nationality and belongs to the Polish ethnicity.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Gylfi began his professional football career with Reading in the Championship. In August 2010, he completed a transfer to 1899 Hoffenheim, which was Reading’s biggest sale at the time. In the 2009-10 season, he was voted Player of the Season for Reading and for Hoffenheim in the 2010-11 season.
In January 2012, Gylfi joined Premier League club Swansea City on loan for the rest of the season. He was named the Premier League Player of the Month for March and became the first Icelander to win the award. He scored seven goals and added four assists in 18 Premier League matches during his loan spell for Swansea.
On 4 July 2012, Gylfi joined Tottenham Hotspur from1899 Hoffenheim for a reported £8 million transfer fee. In 2014, he moved back to Swansea as part of an exchange for Ben Davies. Three years later, he transferred to Everton for a reported £40 million transfer fee. He scored his 100th goal in English football during Everton’s 2nd round EFL cup tie against Salford City on 16 September 2020.
Gylfi made his senior international debut for Iceland in 2010 and has since earned over 70 caps. He even represented Iceland at their first major tournament, UEFA Euro 2016. He also played at his nation’s first-ever FIFA World Cup in 2018.
Gylfi signed a 5 year / £26,000,000 contract with the Everton F.C., including an annual average salary of £5,200,000. In 2021, he will earn a base salary of £5,200,000. As of 2021, he has a whopping net worth of £9 million.
Married, Wife, and Children
Gylfi is happily married to his beautiful wife, Alexandra Ivarsdottir. His wife is a Miss Iceland winner and also won Miss World Sports.
The two tied the knot on 15 June 2019, in an astonishing wedding ceremony that took place in Italy. They were engaged for almost a year before saying ‘I do.’
The midfielder proposed to his future wife while they were in the Bahamas in July 2018. The couple has been together since 2010 when Gylfi was still playing for Reading. On 12 December 2020, they revealed that they were expecting a child soon.
Family, Parents, and Siblings
Gylfi was born to his father, Sigurdur Adalsteinsson. His father was a fisherman in Iceland. He has an older brother named Olafur. In fact, Gylfi was moulded into a footballer by his father and brother.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
The Icelander stands tall at the height of 6 feet 1 inch. As an athlete, he has a fit body that weighs around 170 lbs.