Elena Danilova

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Elena Danilova
Personal information
Full name Elena Yurievna Danilova
Date of birth (1987-06-17) 17 June 1987 (age 28)
Place of birth Voronezh, Soviet Union
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Club information
Current team
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2004 Energiya Voronezh
2005 Ryazan VDV
2005–2006 Spartak Moscow (23)
2006–2007 Indiana
2009 Rossiyanka 6 (4)
2010–2012 Energiya Voronezh 43 (27)
2012– Ryazan VDV 10 (7)
National team
2003–2006 Russia U19
2003– Russia

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Elena Yurievna Danilova is an international Russian football forward playing for Ryazan VDV.[1]

At 16 she took part in the 2003 World Cup. She scored Russia's last goal in the tournament, in the quarterfinals against eventual champions Germany. Two years later she led with 9 goals the Under-19 NT in Russia's first international women's football triumph, the 2005 U-19 Euro. Danilova was named the competition's MVP.[2] The following year she was included in the 2006 U-20 World Cup All-Star Team. She was also the top scorer of the 2006 U-19 Euro.

Danilova missed the 2008 season and the 2009 Euro qualifying because of a knee injury she suffered during a move to WPSL's FC Indiana, but she recovered in time for the tournament and took part in Russia's three games. She scored five goals in the 2011 World Cup qualifying, four of them against Kazakhstan.[3]