Icelandic Star Gudmundsson Misses Match Against the Netherlands Due to Legal Case

Albert Gudmundsson, who previously played for SC Heerenveen, PSV, and AZ, was a standout player for Iceland in the last international break. However, he will not be facing the Dutch national team on Monday night in Rotterdam. The forward has been suspended by the Icelandic Football Association while a legal case against him is ongoing.

Gudmundsson made the move from AZ to Genoa in early 2022 and has since scored 25 goals in Serie A. He is a key player for Iceland, but has been sidelined from the national team due to the ongoing legal issue. Last year, he was accused of sexual abuse by a woman, leading to his suspension by the Icelandic Football Association. Gudmundsson has maintained his innocence throughout the process.

Three months ago, Gudmundsson was able to play for Iceland after the case was dropped. He proved his worth by scoring four goals in the European Championship playoffs. In the semi-final against Israel, he scored a hat-trick in a 4-1 victory, and in the final against Ukraine, he scored the opening goal. Despite his strong performances, Iceland was eliminated by Ukraine. The woman who filed the case against Gudmundsson has appealed the decision to drop the case, resulting in his current suspension from the national team.

Despite the off-field challenges, Albert Gudmundsson continues to excel on the pitch. The former PSV and AZ player remains a star in Serie A.