Bartusiak during a league match in September 2015
|Date of birth||9 September 1982|
|Place of birth||Frankfurt, West Germany|
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Playing position||Centre back|
|1. FFC Frankfurt|
|–1996||FV 09 Eschersheim|
|2005–||1. FFC Frankfurt||151||(14)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 September 2013.
Bartusiak began her career at FV 09 Eschersheim. In 1996, she left the club to join FSV Frankfurt where she made her Bundesliga debut. After five years, she transferred to local rivals 1. FFC Frankfurt in 2005. Playing in central defence, Bartusiak has been an important player for FFC Frankfurt's success in the following years. She won two Bundesliga championships and three German Cup titles at the club. In the 2005–06 and 2007–08 season she also won the UEFA Women's Cup with Frankfurt.
Bartusiak made her debut in the German national team in a friendly against the Netherlands in April 2007. She was part of Germany's winning team at the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup, appearing in one match, the opening game against Argentina. Bartusiak has since been called up for all major tournaments for Germany. She again was a reserve player at the 2008 Summer Olympics, where she won a bronze medal. At the 2009 European Championship, Bartusiak became a regular starter for Germany, winning her first European title. She has been called up for Germany's 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup squad.
She announced her retirement from the national team in August 2016 after leading Germany to its first Olympic gold medal in women's football.
Scores and results list Germany's goal tally first:
|Bartusiak – goals for Germany|
|1.||27 November 2013||Osijek, Croatia||Croatia||8–0||8–0||2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification|
|2.||22 July 2016||Paderborn, Germany||Ghana||5–0||11–0||Friendly|
|3.||6 August 2016||São Paulo, Brazil||Australia||2–2||2–2||2016 Summer Olympic|
- 1. FFC Frankfurt
- UEFA Women's Cup: Winner 2005–06, 2007–08, 2014–15
- Bundesliga: Winner 2006–07, 2007–08
- German Cup: Winner 2006–07, 2007–08, 2010–11, 2013–14
- FIFA World Cup: Winner 2007
- UEFA European Football Championship: Winner 2009, 2013
- Summer Olympic Games: Bronze medal, 2008, Gold medal, 2016
- UEFA U-18 Women's Championship: Winner 2000
- Algarve Cup: Winner 2012
- Silbernes Lorbeerblatt: 2007
- "Nationalspielerin Saskia Bartusiak" (in German). DFB.de. Retrieved 18 June 2011.
- "Saskia Bartusiak" (in German). Framba.de. Retrieved 18 June 2011.
- "Bartusiak neue Kapitänin: Die perfekte Wahl". dfb.de. 17 September 2015.
- "Olympiasiegerin Bartusiak beendet Karriere im Nationalteam". dfb.de. 22 August 2016.