Elsa Ventura

Elsa Margarida Meira Ventura is a Portuguese football midfielder currently playing for Sporting CP. She made her Champions League debut in August 2012, scoring against Glentoran LFC.[1] She played then for SU 1º Dezembro.[2]

Elsa Ventura
Personal information
Full name Elsa Margarida Meira Ventura
Date of birth (1990-01-30) 30 January 1990 (age 31)
Place of birth Portalegre, Portugal
Position(s) midfielder
Club information
Current team
Sporting CP
Number 6
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
000?–2012 Futebol Benfica
2012–16 1º Dezembro
2016– Sporting CP
National team
2006–2009 Portugal U-19
2012– Portugal
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

A former Under-19 international, she was called up by the senior Portuguese national team for the first time in March 2012 replacing Edite Fernandes.[3]


  1. ^ Profile in UEFA's website
  2. ^ Profile in the Portuguese Football Federation's website
  3. ^ Elsa Ventura replaces Edite. futebolfemininoportugal.com