Hallgrimsson: 'Iceland usually are not afraid. We know all there's about English football'
A delighted Heimir Hallgrimsson warned England that Iceland usually are not afraid of facing them within the last 16 of Euro 2016 on Monday soon after his side's rollercoaster 2-1 victory more than Austria at Stade de France.
Hallgrimsson mentioned Iceland may have to move their national holiday from 17 June for the date of this win provided the significance to his nation's sporting history.
Together with the last kick of a riveting final Group F match Agnor Ingvi Traustason, a second-half replacement, scored a memorable goal, and as Szymon Marciniak, the Polish referee, blew instantaneously for time, a jubilant Iceland bench ran on for the pitch, and the fans celebrated wildly. The win confirmed second location, edging out Portugal who certified in third, and sets up what is going to be only the third meeting with England, in Good.
Though the prior match was a friendly in 2004 at the Etihad Stadium, ending inside a 6-1 thrashing of Iceland in which Wayne Rooney scored twice, Hallgrimsson just isn't concerned about facing Roy Hodgson's team.