Player Details

Name

Róbert Thorkelsson

Date of Birth

4.3.2002 (20)

Position

Defender

Position Detail

Central Defender

Preferred Side

Unknown

Roster Category

Senior

Player Category

International, U22 Initiative
Career Summary

Icelandic centre back Róbert Thorkelsson signed a contract with CF Montréal until the end of 2023, with two option years in 2024 and 2025. The deal will be confirmed upon reception of his international transfer certificate and medical examination.

The 19-year-old defender has been with Breidablik Kopavogur since 2020, in Iceland’s first division, where he played 26 games and scored two goals, while also starting a UEFA Europa League game against Rosenborg on August 27, 2020. Before, he played 26 games and scored five goals with UMF Afturelding in Iceland’s second division.

At the international level, Thorkelsson has represented Iceland’s youth teams since 2018, including two games in the UEFA U21 Euro qualifying tournament in 2020 and in the UEFA U21 Euro tournament in 2021.

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