The Norwegian Football Association Gold Watch (Norwegian : Gullklokka) is an honorary proof that's awarded to all Norwegian footballers who reaches 25 caps for the Norway national football team. The watch is awarded by the Norges Fotballforbund. Gunnar Andersen was the first player to reach this milestone, when he was capped for the 25th time on 29 June 1919.
The Gold Watch was introduced in 1930, when the four players with 25 caps, (Gunnar Andersen, Per Skou, Einar Gundersen and Adolph Wold) were awarded the Gold Watch during a banquet at the Grand Hotel in Oslo.
In total, 163 male players have received the gold watch,the most recent being Haitam Aleesami, who received the award after Norway's Euro 2020 qualifying match against Sweden on 8 September 2019.
Players in bold are still active.
|1||John Arne Riise||Monaco, Liverpool, Roma, Fulham||110||11 June 2003||22 years, 260 days|
|2||Thorbjørn Svenssen||Sandefjord BK||104||6 June 1951||27 years, 45 days|
|3||Henning Berg||Lillestrøm, Blackburn, Manchester United, Rangers||100||29 March 1995||25 years, 209 days|
|4||Erik Thorstvedt||Eik-Tønsberg, Viking, Borussia Mönchengladbach, IFK Göteborg, Tottenham||97||14 August 1985||22 years, 290 days|
|5||John Carew||Vålerenga, Rosenborg, Valencia, Roma, Beşiktaş, Lyon, Aston Villa, Stoke, West Ham||91||5 September 2001||22 years, 0 days|
|6||Brede Hangeland||Viking, FC København, Fulham||91||24 May 2006||24 years, 338 days|
|7||Øyvind Leonhardsen||Molde, Rosenborg, Wimbledon, Liverpool, Tottenham, Aston Villa||86||8 September 1993||23 years, 22 days|
|8||Morten Gamst Pedersen||Tromsø, Blackburn||83||2 September 2006||24 years, 359 days|
|9||Kjetil Rekdal||Molde, Borussia Mönchengladbach, Lierse, Rennes, Hertha Berlin||83||13 October 1993||24 years, 341 days|
|10||Steffen Iversen||Tottenham, Wolverhampton, Vålerenga, Rosenborg, Crystal Palace||79||15 August 2001||24 years, 278 days|
|11||Erik Mykland||Start, Utrecht, FC Linz, Panathinaikos, 1860 München||78||5 June 1994||22 years, 319 days|
|12||Svein Grøndalen||Raufoss, Rosenborg, Moss||77||25 August 1976||21 years, 199 days|
|13||Tore André Flo||Sogndal, Tromsø, Brann, Chelsea, Rangers, Sunderland, Siena||76||27 May 1998||24 years, 346 days|
|14||Stig Inge Bjørnebye||Kongsvinger, Rosenborg, Liverpool, Blackburn||75||28 April 1993||23 years, 138 days|
|15||Jan Åge Fjørtoft||HamKam, Lillestrøm, Rapid Wien, Swindon, Middlesbrough||71||31 October 1990||23 years, 294 days|
|16||Ole Gunnar Solskjær||Molde, Manchester United||67||8 September 1999||26 years, 194 days|
|17||Terje Kojedal||HamKam, Mulhouse, Valenciennes||66||29 July 1984||26 years, 348 days|
|18||Jahn Ivar Jakobsen||Rosenborg, Young Boys, MSV Duisburg, Lierse||65||30 October 1991||25 years, 356 days|
|19||Rune Jarstein||Odd, Rosenborg, Viking, Hertha BSC||65||16 October 2012||28 years, 17 days|
|20||Gunnar Halle||Lillestrøm, Oldham, Leeds, Bradford||64||10 October 1990||25 years, 60 days|
|21||Gunnar Thoresen||Larvik Turn||64||15 August 1950||30 years, 25 days|
|22||André Bergdølmo||Rosenborg, Ajax, Borussia Dortmund, FC København||63||13 June 2000||28 years, 244 days|
|23||Ronny Johnsen||Eik-Tønsberg, Lyn, Lillestrøm, Beşiktaş, Manchester United, Aston Villa, Vålerenga||63||9 October 1996||27 years, 121 days|
|24||Olav Nilsen||Viking||62||31 October 1965||23 years, 280 days|
|25||Roar Johansen||Fredrikstad||61||16 September 1962||27 years, 70 days|
|26||Rune Bratseth||Rosenborg, Werder Bremen||60||11 October 1989||28 years, 206 days|
|27||Tarik Elyounoussi||Fredrikstad, Heerenveen, Rosenborg, Hoffenheim, Olympiacos, Qarabağ, AIK||60||11 October 2013||25 years, 230 days|
|28||Harry Boye Karlsen||Larvik Turn, Lyn, Ørn||58||15 May 1951||31 years, 62 days|
|29||Ståle Solbakken||Lillestrøm, Aalborg||58||29 March 1997||29 years, 30 days|
|30||Thomas Myhre||Everton, FC København, Beşiktaş, Sunderland, Charlton||56||27 March 2002||28 years, 162 days|
|31||Gøran Sørloth||Rosenborg, Borussia Mönchengladbach, Bursaspor||55||25 October 1989||27 years, 101 days|
|32||Per Egil Ahlsen||Fredrikstad, Brann, Düsseldorf||54||16 October 1985||27 years, 226 days|
|33||Arne Bakker||Asker||54||1 September 1957||27 years, 195 days|
|34||Christian Grindheim||Vålerenga, Heerenveen||54||1 April 2009||25 years, 258 days|
|35||Markus Henriksen||Rosenborg, AZ, Hull City||54||29 May 2016||23 years, 309 days|
|36||Arne Larsen Økland||Bryne, Bayer Leverkusen, Racing Paris||54||17 June 1981||27 years, 17 days|
|37||Jostein Flo||Molde, Sogndal, Sheffield United, Strømsgodset||53||23 June 1994||29 years, 263 days|
|38||Daniel Braaten||Skeid, Bosenborg, Bolton, Toulouse, FC København||52||14 November 2009||27 years, 173 days|
|39||Asbjørn Hansen||Sparta, Sarpsborg||52||30 May 1956||26 years, 1 day|
|40||Stefan Johansen||Strømsgodset, Celtic, Fulham, West Bromwich||52||24 March 2016||25 years, 76 days|
|41||Tor Egil Johansen||Skeid, Lillestrøm||52||18 June 1975||24 years, 314 days|
|42||Håvard Nordtveit||Borussia Mönchengladbach, West Ham, Hoffenheim, Fulham||52||3 September 2015||25 years, 74 days|
|43||Vidar Riseth||LASK Linz, Celtic, 1860 München, Rosenborg||52||27 May 2000||28 years, 36 days|
|44||Reidar Kvammen||Viking||51||19 September 1937||23 years, 58 days|
|45||Frode Grodås||Lillestrøm, Chelsea, Tottenham, Schalke 04, Hønefoss||50||1 September 1996||31 years, 313 days|
|46||Åge Hareide||Molde, Manchester City, Norwich||50||12 October 1983||30 years, 19 days|
|47||Hallvar Thoresen||FC Twente, PSV Eindhoven||50||1 June 1983||26 years, 50 days|
|48||Lars Bohinen||Vålerenga, Young Boys, Lillestrøm, Nottingham Forest, Blackburn, Derby||49||9 March 1994||24 years, 182 days|
|49||Tom Høgli||Tromsø, Club Brugge||49||26 May 2012||28 years, 92 days|
|50||Henry Johansen||Vålerenga||48||10 June 1934||29 years, 324 days|
|51||Finn Thorsen||Ham-Kam, Skeid||48||14 August 1966||26 years, 157 days|
|52||Nils Eriksen||Odd, Moss||47||1 November 1936||25 years, 241 days|
|53||Tom Lund||Lillestrøm||47||9 June 1975||24 years, 272 days|
|54||Gunnar Andersen||Lillestrøm||46||29 June 1919||29 years, 103 days|
|55||Vidar Davidsen||Frigg, Vålerenga||46||20 June 1984||26 years, 168 days|
|56||Joshua King||Manchester United, Blackburn, Bournemouth||46||8 October 2016||24 years, 267 days|
|57||Petter Rudi||Molde, Perugia, Sheffield Wednesday, Lokeren, Germinal Beerschot||46||30 May 1999||25 years, 255 days|
|58||Odd Iversen||Rosenborg, Racing Mechelen, Vålerenga||45||23 September 1970||24 years, 321 days|
|59||Jørgen Juve||Lyn||45||24 September 1933||26 years, 306 days|
|60||Tore Pedersen||IFK Göteborg, Brann, Oldham, Sanfrecce Hiroshima, St. Pauli, Eintracht Frankfurt||45||2 June 1993||23 years, 246 days|
|61||Omar Elabdellaoui||Eintracht Braunschweig, Olympiacos, Hull City||44||1 September 2017||25 years, 270 days|
|62||Martin Andresen||Stabæk, Blackburn, Brann, Vålerenga||43||2 September 2006||29 years, 212 days|
|63||Harald Berg||Bodø/Glimt, Lyn, FC Den Haag||43||3 September 1967||25 years, 298 days|
|64||Trygve Bornø||Skeid||43||10 September 1969||27 years, 220 days|
|65||Harald Hennum||Skeid, Frigg||43||13 October 1957||29 years, 137 days|
|66||Per Ciljan Skjelbred||Rosenborg, Hamburg, Hertha BSC||43||9 September 2014||27 years, 85 days|
|67||Pål Jacobsen||Ham-Kam, Vålerenga||42||12 August 1981||25 years, 84 days|
|68||Sigbjørn Slinning||Viking||42||23 February 1972||26 years, 140 days|
|69||Roar Strand||Rosenborg||42||18 June 2000||30 years, 137 days|
|70||Sverre Andersen||Viking||41||4 June 1963||26 years, 238 days|
|71||Arne Legernes||Larvik Turn, Molde, Freidig||41||29 June 1958||27 years, 42 days|
|72||Trond Pedersen||Start||41||9 May 1979||28 years, 88 days|
|73||Per Skou||Odd, Lyn||41||21 September 1919||28 years, 124 days|
|74||Christer Basma||Stabæk, Rosenborg||40||30 April 2003||30 years, 272 days|
|75||Claus Lundekvam||Brann, Southampton||40||19 November 2003||30 years, 270 days|
|76||Arne Pedersen||Fredrikstad||40||8 November 1964||33 years, 7 days|
|77||Jan Gunnar Solli||Rosenborg, Brann||40||12 October 2005||24 years, 176 days|
|78||Ruben Yttergård Jenssen||Tromsø, Kaiserslautern||39||11 June 2013||25 years, 38 days|
|79||Erik Solér||Lillestrøm, Eik, Hamburger SV, Brann, AGF Aarhus||39||22 May 1985||24 years, 289 days|
|80||Tom Sundby||Lillestrøm, Iraklis||39||4 June 1986||25 years, 171 days|
|81||Harald Sunde||Nidelv, Rosenborg, Racing Mechelen||39||6 November 1968||24 years, 259 days|
|82||Trond Andersen||Molde, Wimbledon, Aalborg||38||2 April 2003||28 years, 86 days|
|83||Anders Giske||Brann, Lillestrøm, Bayer Leverkusen, Nürnberg||38||28 May 1987||27 years, 187 days|
|84||Thorstein Helstad||Brann, Austria Wien, Rosenborg, Le Mans||38||8 September 2007||30 years, 133 days|
|85||Erik Johansen||Gjøvik-Lyn, Skeid||38||31 October 1965||25 years, 198 days|
|86||Svein Kvia||Viking||38||30 June 1975||27 years, 276 days|
|87||Sigurd Rushfeldt||Tromsø, Rosenborg, Austria Wien||38||18 February 2004||31 years, 69 days|
|88||Bent Skammelsrud||Drøbak/Frogn, Frigg, Malmö FF, Rosenborg, Bayer Leverkusen||38||20 January 1999||32 years, 247 days|
|89||Alexander Olsen||Brann||37||1 June 1930||31 years, 88 days|
|90||Kjetil Osvold||Start, Lillestrøm, Nottingham Forest, Djurgården, PAOK||37||1 June 1988||26 years, 362 days|
|91||Bjørn Spydevold||Greåker, Fredrikstad||37||26 November 1950||32 years, 79 days|
|92||Øivind Holmsen||Lyn||36||4 September 1938||26 years, 129 days|
|93||Erik Huseklepp||Brann, Bari, Portsmouth, Birmingham||36||11 October 2011||27 years, 36 days|
|94||Karl-Petter Løken||Rosenborg||36||5 June 1991||24 years, 295 days|
|95||Einar Jan Aas||Moss, Bayern München, Nottingham Forest||35||10 September 1980||24 years, 334 days|
|96||Bjørn Borgen||Fredrikstad, Lyn||35||6 November 1960||23 years, 45 days|
|97||Sverre Brandhaug||Rosenborg||35||28 September 1988||29 years, 98 days|
|98||Kai Erik Herlovsen||Fredrikstad, Borussia Mönchengladbach||35||24 September 1986||26 years, 364 days|
|99||Frode Johnsen||Rosenborg, Nagoya Grampus Eight||35||13 October 2004||30 years, 210 days|
|100||Helge Karlsen||Brann||35||30 June 1977||29 years, 1 day|
|101||Per Pettersen||Frigg||35||3 August 1972||26 years, 28 days|
|102||Bjørn Helge Riise||Lillestrøm, Fulham, Sheffield United||35||7 September 2010||27 years, 78 days|
|103||Espen Ruud||OB||35||12 October 2012||28 years, 229 days|
|104||Alf Inge Håland||Nottingham Forest, Leeds, Manchester City||34||10 September 1997||24 years, 291 days|
|105||Kjell Kaspersen||Skeid||34||24 September 1967||28 years, 170 days|
|106||Thorleif Olsen||Vålerenga||34||5 May 1954||32 years, 171 days|
|107||Alexander Tettey||Rosenborg, Stade Rennais, Norwich||34||3 September 2015||29 years, 152 days|
|108||Mohammed Abdellaoue||Vålerenga, Hannover 96, VfB Stuttgart||33||22 March 2013||27 years, 150 days|
|109||Bjarne Berntsen||Viking||33||23 September 1981||24 years, 276 days|
|110||Jan Birkelund||Skeid, Lillestrøm||33||1 June 1977||26 years, 203 days|
|111||Arne Brustad||Lyn||33||9 November 1938||26 years, 209 days|
|112||Svein Fjælberg||Viking||33||26 February 1985||26 years, 45 days|
|113||Vegard Forren||Molde, Southampton||33||6 September 2015||27 years, 202 days|
|114||Einar Gundersen||Odd, Tønsberg Turn||33||17 June 1923||26 years, 270 days|
|115||Finn Berstad||Brann||32||2 November 1930||29 years, 108 days|
|116||Geir Karlsen||Odd, Rosenborg, Dunfermline, Vålerenga||32||8 August 1974||25 years, 324 days|
|117||Roger Nilsen||Viking, Köln, Sheffield United, Molde||32||7 June 1995||25 years, 303 days|
|118||Ole Selnæs||Rosenborg, Saint-Étienne, Shenzhen||32||26 March 2019||24 years, 262 days|
|119||Alexander Søderlund||Haugesund, Rosenborg, Saint-Étienne||32||24 March 2016||28 years, 234 days|
|120||Kjetil Wæhler||Vålerenga, AaB, IFK Göteborg||32||10 August 2011||35 years, 147 days|
|121||Harry Hestad||Molde, FC Den Haag||31||8 August 1974||29 years, 274 days|
|122||Roald Jensen||Brann, Hearts||31||7 November 1963||20 years, 298 days|
|123||Per Edmund Mordt||Vålerenga, IFK Göteborg||31||9 September 1987||22 years, 168 days|
|124||Erik Hoftun||Rosenborg||30||25 April 2001||32 years, 53 days|
|125||Nils Arne Eggen||Rosenborg, Vålerenga||29||21 July 1969||27 years, 307 days|
|126||Tore Kordahl||Lyn, Lillestrøm||29||3 June 1981||30 years, 168 days|
|127||Arild Mathisen||Strømsgodset, Vålerenga||29||21 July 1969||27 years, 129 days|
|128||Tore Reginiussen||Tromsø, OB, Rosenborg||29||23 March 2018||31 years, 347 days|
|129||Haitam Aleesami||IFK Göteborg, Palermo, Amiens||28||8 September 2019||28 years, 39 days|
|130||Otto Aulie||Odd, Lyn||28||2 September 1920||25 years, 341 days|
|131||Edgar Falch||Viking||28||28 June 1959||28 years, 238 days|
|132||Erik Hagen||Vålerenga, Zenit Saint Petersburg||28||12 September 2007||32 years, 54 days|
|133||Kristian Henriksen||Sarpsborg, Frigg, Lyn||28||26 August 1945||34 years, 176 days|
|134||Kristofer Hæstad||Start, Wigan, Vålerenga||28||20 August 2008||24 years, 255 days|
|135||Ørjan Nyland||Molde, Ingolstadt||28||8 October 2017||27 years, 28 days|
|136||Thor Spydevold||Sarpsborg, Fredrikstad||28||3 August 1972||27 years, 354 days|
|137||Stein Thunberg||Skeid, Start||28||9 May 1979||24 years, 362 days|
|138||Jørn Andersen||Vålerenga, Nürnberg, Frankfurt, Düsseldorf||27||22 August 1990||27 years, 200 days|
|139||Trygve Andersen||Årstad, Brann||27||11 November 1964||30 years, 124 days|
|140||Eirik Bakke||Sogndal, Leeds, Brann||27||11 June 2003||25 years, 271 days|
|141||Gunnar Dybwad||Steinkjer||27||8 July 1957||28 years, 321 days|
|142||Thor Hernes||Lyn||27||24 June 1956||29 years, 314 days|
|143||Erik Holmberg||Fredrikstad||27||21 July 1952||29 years, 60 days|
|144||Even Hovland||Sogndal, Molde, 1. FC Nürnberg, Rosenborg||27||13 October 2018||29 years, 241 days|
|145||Håvard Flo||AGF Aarhus, Werder Bremen, Wolverhampton, Sogndal||26||28 January 2004||33 years, 299 days|
|146||Rolf Holmberg||Odd||26||2 June 1939||24 years, 282 days|
|147||Tom R. Jacobsen||Fram, Bryne, Vålerenga||26||7 September 1983||30 years, 199 days|
|148||Kjell Kristiansen||Asker||26||21 August 1959||34 years, 155 days|
|149||Arne Natland||Eik, Skeid||26||18 September 1960||33 years, 119 days|
|150||Frode Olsen||Start, Stabæk, Sevilla, Viking||26||11 June 2003||35 years, 242 days|
|151||Edgar Stakset||Steinkjer||26||20 November 1966||29 years, 204 days|
|152||Adolph Wold||Ready||26||18 September 1921||28 years, 353 days|
|153||Roger Albertsen||FC Den Haag, Feyenoord, KFC Winterslag, Olympiakos||25||12 September 1984||27 years, 181 days|
|154||Jacob Berner||Trygg||25||2 November 1930||30 years, 298 days|
|155||Ola By Rise||Rosenborg||25||22 May 1994||33 years, 189 days|
|156||Arne Børresen||Fredrikstad||25||15 September 1937||29 years, 260 days|
|157||Dan Eggen||Brøndby, Celta Vigo, Deportivo Alavés||25||15 April 2001||31 years, 92 days|
|158||Thaulow Goberg||Odd||25||27 September 1931||34 years, 147 days|
|159||Jon Inge Høiland||Malmö FF, Kaiserslautern, Stabæk||25||29 May 2010||32 years, 251 days|
|160||Per Kristoffersen||Fredrikstad||25||20 November 1966||29 years, 39 days|
|161||Alf Martinsen||Lillestrøm||25||28 July 1946||34 years, 211 days|
|162||Svein Mathisen||Start||25||26 September 1984||31 years, 362 days|
|163||Odd Wang Sørensen||Sparta||25||25 May 1955||32 years, 154 days|
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