Elano Blumer (born 14 June 1981), simply known as Elano, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Santos. He has been noted for his accurate passing and precise set pieces.
After starting his career at Santos, Elano spent six years in Europe in the service of Shakhtar Donetsk, Manchester City and Galatasaray. He returned to Santos in 2011, and later joined fellow league teams Grêmio and Flamengo, before signing for Chennaiyin of the Indian Super League as their marquee player. In 2015, after finishing the season as league top scorer, Elano rejoined Santos for a third spell.
Elano earned 50 caps for the Brazil national team between 2004 and 2011, scoring nine goals. He represented the nation at their triumphs in the 2007 Copa América and the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup, and also played at the 2010 FIFA World Cup and the 2011 Copa América.