Runar Alex Runarsson simply known as Runar Runarsson is an Icelandic football player who plays as a goalkeeper for Iceland National Team and Danish Superliga football club, FC Nordsjaelland whom he signed in 2014.
He has also played for Iceland football club, KR Reykjavik before joining the Danish team and has represented Iceland in their youth teams. Runarsson has been playing with the Iceland senior football team since 2017.
Runar Gunnarsson holds an Icelandic nationality and is of White European ethnicity. He was born to former Icelandic national football player, Runar Kristinsson who was born on 5 September 1969 and played as a midfielder for several European football clubs such as KR Reykjavik, Orgryte IS, Lillestrom and Lokeren.
Runar Kristinsson was the only Icelandic player in Iceland national football that has played over 100 matches for Iceland.
He was also the former captain of Iceland and has represented Iceland in 106 appearances and contributing three goals and is currently serving as a manager for Iceland football club, KR Reykjavíkur.
Following his father steps, he joined the youth club of KR Reykjavik and left the club in 2012. He later joined the youth rank of Swedish football club, FC Nordsjaelland in 2014.
His current annual salary is around € 150,000 with a weekly salary of € 3,000 which he gets from playing for Danish professional football club, FC Nordsjaelland. He has a market value in the region of € 500,000 as of 2018.
Runar Runarsson's estimated net worth combined with his assets and his earning from several football clubs is expecte to be around $ 550,000.
With his accumulated income he is living a fine and happy as well as relaxed lifestyle.
He began his senior and professional career with the senior team of KR Reykjavik in 2012 and was part of the successful team of Reykjavik that went on to win Urvalsdeild Karla title in 2013 which is the highest and main football league of Iceland and also won the Iceland Cup in 2012.
After his successful stint with the Icelandic football club, KR Reykjavik, he signed a four-year contract with the Danish Superliga football club FC Nordsjaelland on 27 January 2014 and played his debut match in the Danish Superliga in 2015.
He has appeared in more than 40 matches for Nordsjaelland since his debut in 2015.
After playing 31 matches for Iceland in U17, U19 and U21 teams, he was called to represent Iceland senior team in China Cup 2017 where his side finished as a runner-up behind the eventual champions, Chile.
Runar Runarsson made his international debut for senior team of Iceland against the Czech Republic in a friendly match played on 9 November 2017.
He has so far played two matches for Iceland since his debut in 2017 and is in the current Icelandic team along with players such as defender Kari Arnason, midfielder Birkir Bjarnason and the striker like Bjorn Bergmann Sigurdarson who were listed in the probable squad of Iceland team for 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Currently 23, the Icelandic goalkeeper stands at a towering height of 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighing about 73 kg.
He is currently in a relationship and dating his Danish girlfriend, Asdis Bjork since 2012. They have not yet announced or confirmed their wedding date and currently enjoying a blissful romantic relationship with each other.
The couple is together since early 2010s and has already dated each other for more than 5 years.