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Iceland’s Football Team Sets Record

The manager of the Iceland’s national team in men’s football (soccer), Lars Lagerbäck from Sweden, has the best record of any manager over the last 12 months.

football_alfredfinnbogason02_icesui_rvk161012_goPhoto: Geir Ólafsson.

One year ago, Iceland was 131st in the FIFA rankings. Today, Iceland is number 61, up a record 70 places, mbl.is reports.

If only Europe is considered, Iceland was sixth from the bottom, number 47th, one year ago. Today Iceland is 30th, up 17 places, higher than countries like Israel (also in the European division) and Poland.

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