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Fótboltamaðurinn (Footballer) - Reykjavik, Iceland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
N 64° 08.643 W 021° 56.377
27W E 454279 N 7113403
Quick Description: The Fótboltamaðurinn (English: Footballer) sculpture by Sigurjón Ólafsson is located in front of the National Gallery of Iceland in Reykjavik, Iceland.
Location: Iceland
Date Posted: 8/8/2015 8:23:12 AM
Waymark Code: WMPCAQ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Mark1962
Views: 2

Long Description:
The statue was created by artist Sigurjón Ólafsson in 1936. The statue depicts a footballer (or what would be called a soccer player in some countries) in motion with a soccer ball being kicked by his right foot. Only a small portion of his arms are present, perhaps in recognition of the requirement of soccer players to use their feet to strike or pass the ball, and not their hands.
Sector of the workforce: Football (Soccer) Players

Created or Donated by which group: Sigurjón Ólafsson

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