|Full name||Ella Vanhanen|
|Date of birth||September 15, 1993|
|Place of birth||Kuopio, Finland|
|Height||5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)|
| * Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 10 July 2013|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:56, 13 September 2014 (UTC)
Ella Vanhanen (born 15 September 1993) is a Finnish football striker. She plays for Åland United of the Naisten Liiga.
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