Samúel Friðjónsson

John Max 04 Feb,2018

Facts of Samúel Friðjónsson

Birth Name
Samuel Kari Fridjonsson
Famous Name
Samuel Fridjonsson
Affair with


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
Currently Club
FC Valerenga


Affair with

An Icelandic football player, Samuel Kari Fridjonsson is best known as Samuel Fridjonsson who currently plays for Eliteserien club Valerenga as a midfielder wearing the shirt no. 27. He has also represented his national side, Iceland in various youth level. In 2018, he made his international team debut.

Samúel Friðjónsson's Early Life

Samuel Fridjonsson was born on 22nd February 1996, in Iceland. His birth sign is Pisces. Regarding his nationality, Samuel is Icelandic. He started his football career with FC Knattspyrnudeild Keflavik where he remained till 2013. Then he switched to FC Reading and played three seasons in the club’s youth system.

Samúel Friðjónsson's Net Worth and Endorsement

Presently, Samuel Fridjonsson is signed to FC Valerenga where he gets paid $734.39 for his weekly salary i.e, $38188 annually.  As of 2018, he has an estimated net worth around $100k and his current market value is recorded to be $25421.

Apart, he also earns much from his endorsement deal with Nike.

Samúel Friðjónsson's Professional Career


In 2012, Samuel made his professional debut with Keflavik. He played only one season for the club, appearing in two games.


In March 2013, Samuel arrived in English football club, Reading, to get trained prior to his 2-year contract with club started on 1st July 2013.  On 22nd May 2015, he again signed a new contract with Readings which would last until 1st July 2017.

On 9th May 2016, Reading announced that Samuel’s contract would not renew and that he would become a free agent at the end of 2016 seasons.


On 16th June 2016, Samuel joined Valerenga, signing a three-and-a-half year contract, to start on 1st July 2017 when his Reading contract expired. He was assigned shirt no. 27. On 2nd July 2017, he made his Valerenga debut in a scoreless draw against Brann, coming on as a 65th-minute substitute for Bard Finne.

So far, he has made 11 appearances and scored 2 goals for his native club.

Samúel Friðjónsson's International Career

Samuel Fridjonsson has represented his national side in both senior and junior level, playing in various tournaments. On 2nd August 2011, Samuel made his Iceland U17 national team debut in a 3-1 victory against Sweden U17.

For 2013-14 seasons, he went on to represent the Iceland U19 national team 22times, recording ultimate 3 scores, with his debut coming against Denmark in a 1-1 draw.

On 26th March 2015, Samuel made his Iceland U21 national team debut against Romania in a 3-0 loss. He played overall 11 games for the U21 national team.

On 11th January 2018, he was first called up for the two friendly matches against Indonesia along with his teammates Haukur Hauksson, Arnor Smarason, and Mikael Anderson.

Thus far he has earned 2 caps his national side.

Samúel Friðjónsson's Personal Life

When it comes to his personal life, Fridjonsson is a private person and has maintained his personal life in low profile. It seems that he is much focused on his career rather than anything. Hence as per record, he is possibly single and unmarried.



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