If you haven’t heard Icelandic former soccer player Guðmundur Benediktsson provide commentary for any of his country’s games in the ongoing European championship competition, there’s really no good way to describe it other than to say that he sounds like the singer for a Scandinavian black-metal band. And if you’re not familiar with what the singer for a Scandinavian black-metal band sounds like, there’s really no good way to describe it other than to say that it sounds like Icelandic former soccer player Guðmundur Benediktsson.
Luckily, this video from Vimeo user Laughbanging should clear up both matters at once:
Got it? If not, here’s Benediktsson commenting on a play from Iceland’s 2-1 victory over Austria on June 22:
And here’s a song from the now-defunct Icelandic black-metal band Níðhöggur’s 2002 album Revelation Of A Dark Mind:
See? Pretty much the same thing.