Fans react on Twitter to Birkir Bjarnason's performances for Iceland at Euro 2016

Iceland's Birkir Bjarnason celebrates after scoring their first goa

The Iceland midfielder has been attracting plenty of attention at the Euros this summer.

Iceland's Birkir Bjarnason scores their first goalIceland's Birkir Bjarnason scores their first goal

Iceland took on Hungary today in the European Championships, and were minutes away from nearing qualification for the next round of the competition.

The tiny nation were 1-0 up with minutes left before an own goal from Birkir Saevarsson cost Iceland two points.

But another Birkir was again in great form.

Iceland's Birkir Bjarnason in action with Hungary's Adam LangIceland's Birkir Bjarnason in action with Hungary's Adam Lang

FC Basel midfielder Birkir Bjarnason put in a great and energetic performance for the second game in a row.

He covered nearly every blade of grass and it is the second time he has impressed at the tournament.

Iceland's Birkir Bjarnason celebrates after scoring their first goaIceland's Birkir Bjarnason celebrates after scoring their first goa

He was superb against Portugal in Iceland’s opening game of the competition. In that fixture he even scored a historic goal for his nation as the underdogs claimed a 1-1 draw against a perturbed Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal.

Both games have seen Bjarnason receive plenty of praise on Twitter, with Leeds fans undoubtedly taking notice.

The Icelander was heavily linked with Leeds United this time last year.

Birkir BjarnasonBirkir Bjarnason

It was first reported by GianlucadiMarzio.com around this time last year that Leeds were interested in the then Pescara midfielder.

Those links continued for much of the summer until he ended up joining the Swiss giants.

Here is how fans reacted to the performance of Bjarnason in both games at the Euros …

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