Cardiff City midfielder Aron Gunnarsson is set to captain Iceland in their European Championship opener tonight against Portugal - 8pm kick-off.
The Bluebirds No.17 scored his first two international goals during the qualifying campaign, while leading Iceland through their difficult qualification group (defeating the Netherlands home and away) to qualify for a first ever major international tournament.
Gunnarsson and his Iceland teammates complete their initial group campaign with matches against Hungary, on Saturday and Austria on Wednesday, 22nd - with all three matches available to view live on the BBC.
Tues, 14 June (8pm UK) - Iceland vs Portugal - Saint-Étienne - Watch live on BBC One
Sat, 18 June (5pm UK) - Iceland vs Hungary - Marseille - Watch live on BBC One
Wed, 22 June (5pm UK) - Iceland vs Austria - Saint-Denis - Watch live on BBC Red Button
Gunnar takes in the French sun during a rare rest moment with the Icelandic squad. (Pic: Action Images)
We'd like to wish Aron all the very best of luck tonight, and for the rest of the tournament!
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