- Maria Mendonca
- Current Team
- Clapton CFC women’s development, Clapton CFC women’s first team
Full Name: Maria Elia Freitas Mendonca
Place of Birth: Madeira, Portugal
Where you live: Holloway
Day job: Teaching assistant
Previous clubs: Clapham Common, AFC Phoenix, Dulwich Hamlets Reserves
All time favourite player: Figo (Portuguese player, now retired)
Favourite team, apart from Clapton CFC: FC Porto
Biggest high in football: Scoring a goal from the middle of the pitch so many years ago.
Lowest point in football: When I fell on the middle of the pitch on my own and everyone was looking.
Likes and hobbies: Sports, children, family
Favourite country visited: Skiathos in Greece
Favourite food: Bacalhau a Brás (Portugueses dish)
Favourite film: I love horror movies, at the moment I don’t have a favourite.
Favourite music: R&B kimzomba, reggaton
Favourite TV: 24 hour ER
Footballing ambition: Winning the league and cups
Person you’d most like to meet: Figo