17-05-2013 Red, white, and blue...
After a resounding victory, two young defenders were excused from training after the Cup match on Wednesday. Lýður Márusson and Vignir Rúnar Erlingsson both took off their Jotunheim jersies to realize a life dream and play for the red, white, and blue.... of Iceland!
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Both Márusson and Erlingsson took part in U20 Iceland's victory over Northern Ireland in an International friendly (425951106), it was their first appearance for the team.
"This is a big day for them and I am obviously very proud. Naturally I taught them everything they know (winks). We hope that this sort of international experience will help us this season," manager Ragnar told this reporter.
Upon boarding the plan to return to the 'States, Márusson had this to say: "We want to contribute for club and country, this is what it is all about, I only hope my training continues and I can benefit Iceland in the next U20 World Cup qualification. Áfram Ísland!"
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It's a deal! ;-)