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Elin Ingrid Johanna Rubensson (born 11 May 1993) is a Swedish football midfielder currently playing in the Damallsvenskan for Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC[2] and the Swedish National Team. She was part of and played an important role[3] for Sweden at the Under 19 Championship in 2012.

Elin Rubensson
Elin Rubensson - Rio 2016.jpg
Rubensson at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
Full name Elin Ingrid Johanna Rubensson[1]
Date of birth (1993-05-11) 11 May 1993 (age 26)[1]
Place of birth Ystad, Sweden
Height 166 cm (5 ft 5 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder, Striker
Club information
Current team
Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC
Number 10
Youth career
Marieholms IS
2008–2009 Stehags IF
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2014 FC Rosengård 87 (13)
2015– Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC 71 (13)
National team
2012– Sweden 62 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 July 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30 May 2019

Club careerEdit

In May 2013 Malmö converted Rubensson from a forward to a left back. She was inspired by boyfriend Filip Stenström, a full back with Malmö's male team.[4]

She left champions Malmö (who had become known as FC Rosengård) in December 2014, to sign a two-year contract with Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC.[5]

On August 4, 2018 she signed a 5-year contract extension with Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC.[6]

International careerEdit

Rubensson made her debut for the Swedish national team in October 2012.[7][8] She was named to Sweden's squad for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup and appeared in 4 matches. Rubensson appeared in all 6 matches for Sweden at the 2016 Summer Olympics and won the Silver Medal.[9]

In July 2017 Rubensson was named to the Sweden roster for the UEFA Women's Euro 2017, she appeared in two matches as Sweden lost to the Netherlands in the Quarterfinals.[10] She scored in the 5-1 win over Thailand at the 2019 Women's World Cup.[11]

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

LdB FC Malmö / FC Rosengård

InternationalEdit

Sweden

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "List of Players - 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de Football Association. Retrieved 24 June 2015.
  2. ^ Profile in the Swedish Football Association's website
  3. ^ https://www.uefa.com/womensunder19/history/season=2012/goldenplayer/index.html
  4. ^ Lindbäck, Elisabeth (20 May 2013). "Efter succén: Rubensson EM-aktuell" (in Swedish). Expressen. Retrieved 29 June 2013.
  5. ^ "Elin Rubensson klar för Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC" (in Swedish). Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC. 1 December 2014. Archived from the original on 20 September 2016. Retrieved 31 May 2015.
  6. ^ "Landslagsstjärnan förlänger med GFC". August 4, 2018. Retrieved August 4, 2018.
  7. ^ http://m.eurosport.se/fotboll/malmo-forlanger-med-em-hjalten-elin-rubensson_sto3475747/story.shtml
  8. ^ "Profile". FIFA.com. Retrieved 23 June 2015.
  9. ^ "E.Rubensson". Retrieved August 4, 2018.
  10. ^ "Sweden - Women's". Retrieved August 4, 2018.
  11. ^ "Sweden book place in last 16 of World Cup as Thailand endure another rout". Telegraph. Retrieved 16 June 2019.

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