Orri Steinn Óskarsson

Orri Steinn Óskarsson

Country: Iceland

Date of birth: 29/08/2004 (16 years old)

Place of birth: Iceland

Height: 186cm

Youth career: IF Grótta, FC Copenhagen (since 2020)

Current club: FC Copenhagen

Squad number: —

Current national team: Iceland U-19

Position: centre-forward

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): — 

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: 30.06.2024

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Robert Lewandowski


– finishing 

– instinct 

– off the ball movement 

– heading 

– pace 

– technique 

– first touch 

– hold up play 

– ambidexterity 


No significant weaknesses.

Style of play:

– complete forward

– player with good body mass ratio, physical strength, power, stamina and natural fitness who feels comfortable in contact situations

– determined forward with killer-instinct, interesting technique on the ball and cleverness at his off-the-ball movements

– very good agility, flair, coordination and pace for a player of his size

– very composed finisher capable on both feet

– likes to play off the shoulder of the opposition defenders

– generates many flick-ons and passes into the channels for his teammates to utilize/good when playing with back to goal

– able to sniff out a goal in any situation

– great sense of positioning while receiving through balls

– extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his pace and acceleration

– aerial threat in the opposition box

– indirect set-piece threat

– high work rate in the defensive phase/does very well in the pressing game

– very good ambidexterity using his left weaker foot

– accurate penalty taker

Óskarsson outpaces the defenders and scores with a clinical finish.
Óskarsson with a great off the ball move and superb first time finish.

He is best suited to playing as:

Centre-forward in 4-3-3.



League summary (as for 1 July 2021):

Lengjudeild karla 2019: 12 games/1 goal (Grótta)


Orri Steinn Óskarsson made his debut for ÍF Grótta in the Icelandic second division aged only 13. In 2020, he moved to FC Copenhagen youth academy. He is considered to be the biggest talent of Icelandic football in many years. He was in sensational form during the 2020/2021 season – he scored 39 goals in just 29 games for Copenhagen U-17 and U-19 teams.


Football Talent Scout potential rating:


First team material in a top European club.




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