|Date of birth||13 May 1992|
|Place of birth||Melbourne, Australia|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|2016||Urawa Red Diamonds|
| *Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 3 August 2022|
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 28 June 2022
Emily Gielnik (born 13 May 1992) is an Australian professional soccer player who plays as a forward for Aston Villa of the FA WSL. and the Australia women's national team. She previously played for Brisbane Roar and Melbourne Victory in her native Australia, Liverpool in England, Urawa Red Diamonds in Japan, Avaldsnes IL in Norway, Bayern Munich in Germany, and Vittsjö GIK in Sweden. On 2 September 2021 she signed for Aston Villa in WSL league
Born in Melbourne, Gielnik moved to Queensland at the age of seven. After stopping basketball due to injuries she took up soccer and was eventually signed by Brisbane Roar for the second season of the W–League.At Brisbane she became recognised as a "super sub" for her knack of coming off the substitutes' bench to score late goals. Gielnik played eight seasons at Brisbane, appearing in 83 games and scoring 30 goals. She won the W-League Championship in 2010–11 and the Premiership in 2012–13 and 2017–18.
In May 2012, Gielnik signed for English club Liverpool L.F.C., during the 2012 FA WSL season.In October 2012, she was one of ten players to be released by Liverpool's new manager Mark Beard. In 2013, Gielnik joined Ottawa Fury for their W-League season.
After the 2016 Olympics, Gielnik joined Japanese club Urawa Red Diamonds.
Gielnik joined Norwegen team Avaldsnes IL for the 2017 season. She had a breakout season with the team, scoring eight goals in league play. Avaldsnes finished second in the Toppserien and won the Norwegian Cup.
Gielnik signed with Melbourne Victory for the 2018–19 W-League season.
On 23 August 2019, Gielnik joined German Frauen-Bundesliga club Bayern Munich.In July 2020, she left the club after making only 6 appearances, partially due to injury.
A week after leaving Bayern Munich, Gielnik signed with another European club, joining Swedish club Vittsjö.
In November 2020, Gielnik returned Australia, signing with her hometown club, Brisbane Roar.
Gielnik scored a hat-trick on her international debut for Australia U-19s in October 2011.She made her first appearance for the senior Matildas team in a 3–0 friendly defeat to World champions Japan in Tokyo on 11 July 2012.
Gielnik was named to the Australian squad for 2016 Olympic Qualifying, she scored a goal against Vietnam.Australia won the tournament and qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Gielnik was part of the Matildas squad that won the 2017 Tournament of Nations and defeated the United States for the first time ever.
At the 2018 AFC Women's Asian Cup Gielnik appeared in three matches for Australia. The Matildas advanced to the final, but lost to Japan 1–0. Australia qualified for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup.
In May 2019, Gielnik was named to her first World Cup team.At the World Cup Gielnik appeared in three matches for Australia, starting two of them. In the Round of 16 against Norway, she entered the match as a second-half substitute replacing Hayley Raso. With the match tied 1–1 after extra-time, the game went to penalties. Gielnik was the second penalty taker for Australia, she had her penalty saved. Australia lost to Norway 4–1 on penalties and were eliminated from the World Cup.
Gielnik was selected for the Australian women's football Matildas soccer team which qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The Matildas advanced to the quarter-finals with one victory and a draw in the group play. In the quarter-finals they beat Great Britain 4-3 after extra time. However, they lost 1–0 to Sweden in the semi-final and were then beaten 4–3 in the bronze medal playoff by USA.Full details.
|1||2 March 2016||Nagai Stadium, Osaka, Japan||Vietnam||1–0||9–0||2016 Olympics qualifying|
|2||3 March 2017||VRS António Sports Complex, Vila Real de Santo António, Portugal||Netherlands||1–0||3–2||2017 Algarve Cup|
|4||6 March 2017||Albufeira Municipal Stadium, Albufeira, Portugal||China||1–1||2–1||2017 Algarve Cup|
|5||13 November 2018||McDonald Jones Stadium, Newcastle, Australia||Chile||4–0||5–0||Friendly|
|6||28 February 2019||Leichhardt Oval, Sydney, Australia||New Zealand||1–0||2–0||2019 Cup of Nations|
|7||3 March 2019||Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Australia||South Korea||4–1||4–1||2019 Cup of Nations|
|8||12 November 2019||Coopers Stadium, Adelaide, Australia||Chile||1–0||1–0||Friendly|
|9||10 April 2021||Brita-Arena, Wiesbaden, Germany||Germany||4–1||5-2||Friendly|
|11||5 August 2021||Kashima Stadium, Kashima, Japan||United States||3–4||3–4||2020 Summer Olympics|
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