Kari Árnason Biography

( 1982 - )
March 13, 2018
First published on:March 13, 2018
by John Von

Facts of Kari Árnason

Date of Birth: 1982, October 13
Age: 37 years old
Birth Nation: Sweden
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Birth Name Kari Arnason
Birth Place Gothenburg, Sweden
Famous Name Kari Arnason
Father Unknown
Mother Unknown
Net Worth Above $ 5,00,000
Salary Around $ 3,80,000 he earns as an annual salary from Aberdeen FC
Nationality Swedish Icelandic
Currently Working For Aberdeen FC
Currently Married Yes
Married to Unknown
Divorce No
Children Yes
Affair with Unknown
Girlfriend Unknown
Boyfriend No
Tatto(s) Unknown

Kari Arnason is a professional football player who plays as a center back for Iceland national football team and for Scottish Premier League club, Aberdeen FC. He wears no 14 on his back while playing for the Scottish team.

Apart from playing for several European football clubs, he has been representing Iceland national team since 2005 and has played at UEFA Euro 2016 at France.

Kari Arnason’s Early Career

Kari Arnason belongs to Swedish Icelandic ethnicity. He was born on 13 October 1982 in Gothenburg, Sweden and had a passion for football since his childhood days.

He began his playing football professionally joining the youth club of Icelandic football club, Vikingur Reykjavik F.C in 1999.

Kari Arnason’s Net worth and Salary

His annual salary playing for his current team Aberdeen FC is around $380,000 with a weekly salary of in excess of $ 7,300 and has a market value as of 2018 worth above $ 300,000.

Kari Arnason’s net worth along with his assets and endorsement deals is estimated to be in the range of $ 500,000.

Kari Arnason’s Career

After playing at the junior levels of US colleges such as Gonzaga Bulldogs and Adelphi Panthers, he moved back to Iceland and joined his former club, Vikingur in their senior team in 2001.

He was signed by Swedish football club, Djurgardens IF in 2004 and was a part of the team that won the Swedish Cup and the league 2004/05 season.

The Icelandic defender was then transferred to Danish club, AGF Arghus in 2006/07 season and was loaned for two seasons to fellow Danish club, Esbjerg fB. He then signed with English football league club,  Plymouth Argyle FC  in 2009 and made his debut for Plymouth against Derby Country in August 2009.

Kari Arnason scored his first goal for the English club against Reading on 28 December 2009. The goal was special as he became the 500th Plymouth player to score a goal since club establishment way back in 1903.

After his impressive performances at the English club, he signed with Scottish Premier League team, Aberdeen FC on 18 July 2011 and made his debut against St Johnstone on 23 July 2011.

He scored his first goal for the club against  Dundee United on 15 October 2011.

Kari then joined English football club, Rotherham United in the summer of 2012 and helped the team to become the playoff winner during 2013/14 season.

He made over 100 appearances for Rotherham United scoring five goals for the team.

Kari Arnason returned to his birth country Sweden and signed a two and a half year contract deal with Swedish club, Malmo FF on 29 June 2015. He quickly became the vice-captain and led the side to win the Swedish top title, Allsvenskan in 2016.

After a successful outing at the Allsvenskan league, he signed with the Cyprus football club, AC Omonia on 2017. After a brief run with the club, he signed back to his former club, Aberdeen on 14 July 2017.

Kari Arnason’s International Career

Arnason made his international debut for Iceland National Team in March 2005 against Italy in a friendly and scored his first goal for Iceland against his birth nation of Sweden in October 2005.

Kari Arnason was also part of Iceland nation team alongside Johann Berg Gudmundsson, Hjortur Hermannsson and Alfred Finnbogason that played at 2016 UEFA Euro 2016 at France. He has also been listed as the probable player for the FIFA World Cup 2018.

Kari Arnason’s Personal Life

Kari Arnason, currently 35 who stands at an imposing height of 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighing about 86 kg, is happily married and has a child.

His wife was reported to have gone into labor back on December 15, 2017. He had also withdrawn his name from the match during that time. He has a tall height of 6 ft. and 2 inches and weighs 86 kg.

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