Aron Einar Gunnarsson, captain of the Icelandic men’s national football team, renewed his contract with the Welsh football club Cardiff City, RÚV reports. His new contract will be valid until summer 2019.
Aron Einar is Cardiff City’s longest-serving player. He’s played 243 games with the Bluebirds since he first signed with the club in 2011. He’s scored 24 goals in that time.
According to an announcement on the team website, Aron Einar is enthusiastic about the contract saying, “I always wanted to stay…Even though I didn’t say much in the news, I just wanted to do my job on the pitch.”
“It was tough work to get back, ready to represent my country at the World Cup, and for Cardiff City.” Aron Einar continued. “Now, signing this deal has been my number one priority and I can’t wait to meet back up with the boys…My little boy was born in Cardiff and I’ve been through a lot with this Club and the fans. I just can’t wait to pull on the strip again to represent the capital of Wales in the Premier League.”