(born April 26
) is a former Icelandic football forward
. In his teenage years Ríkharður was also a talented handball
He started his career in Fram Reykjavik
, and later moved to KR
where he became top goalscorer in the Icelandic league
in 1996. His KR career was interrupted by an unsuccessful spell in Greek football. In 1998 he moved to Norwegian
, and after scoring at least 15 goals three seasons in a row he was picked up by Stoke City
, who at the time signed many Icelandic players. Struggling to grasp a regular team place, he returned to Norway. As of 2004 he once again played for Fram.
Daðason made his debut for Iceland
in a May 1991 friendly against Malta
as a substitute for Grétar Einarsson. He played his last international match in 2003, having been capped
44 times and scoring 14 goals.