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# ada hegerberg

Last year
# Complete
Hegerberg opens scoring for Lyon as they set up PSG semi-final clash
Champions League semi-final dates now set as Juventus crash out to French side.
# International return
Ballon d'Or winner Hegerberg ends five-year exile with Norway
The 26-year-old fell out with the Norwegian federation in 2017 and quit over a dispute related to equal pay.
All time
# Money Money Money
Former Ballon d'Or winner Hegerberg signs long-term Nike deal reportedly worth over €1 million
The Lyon player had previously been sponsored by Nike’s rival Puma.
# History Maker
Ballon d'Or winner and Lyon superstar Hegerberg suffers devastating knee injury
An ACL blow has ended Ada Hegerberg’s season.
# heg and shoulders better
Hegerberg sets new Champions League record with 53rd goal in 50
The Norwegian claimed a brace this evening to move past the previous best set by Anja Mittag.
# Criticism
Real Madrid youngster Odegaard slams Hegerberg's World Cup absence
Norway won their Women’s World Cup opener in the absence of the Ballon d’Or-winning striker.
# ada hegerberg
Why exactly is the best female footballer in the world not playing at the World Cup?
Norway’s Ballon d’Or winner Ada Hegerberg is refusing to play.
# taking a stand
'Ada is paying a price of not playing for her country but this fight of hers is a fight of all of us'
Brazil star Marta has her say on the absence of Norway’s Ada Hegerberg from the Women’s World Cup.
# Champions of Europe
Hegerberg hat-trick propels Lyon to Champions League four-in-a-row
Striker’s 16-minute treble made quick work of Saturday’s final.
# taking a stand
Ballon d'Or winner Hegerberg not included in Norway's World Cup squad
Hegerberg has not played for Norway since 2017 due to frustrations with the state of the women’s game there.
# Absent
Ballon d'Or winner Hegerberg will not play at Women's World Cup, says Norway coach
The Lyon striker is continuing to protest the organisation of football in her home country.
# Ballon D'Or
'Obviously, I was expecting maybe a question about my football skills' - Hegerberg
Ada Hegerberg isn’t too concerned by Martin Solveig’s ‘twerk’ question, and is simply delighted to be the world’s best footballer.
# Dispute
Why Ada Hegerberg, the first-ever female Ballon d'Or winner, could be set to boycott the 2019 World Cup
Last night was just the latest accolade for an individual who seemed destined for greatness from the outset.
# ada hegerberg
Ballon d’Or backlash: If you have to 'explain' your joke, it wasn't funny
‘I explained… and she understood.’
# Anger
'The level of sexism is unreal' - Andy Murray furious after 'twerk' comment at Ballon d'Or
The Scot used Instagram to take aim at DJ Martin Solveig following his controversial dancing request to Ada Hegerberg.
# Sexism Row
Ballon D'Or host apologises for asking first female winner Ada Hegerberg if she knows how to 'twerk'
The awards co-host was taken aback by the reaction to his comments online.
# ada hegerberg
First ever female Ballon D'Or winner asked if she knows how to 'twerk' after stirring acceptance speech
Ada Hegerberg later danced briefly to ‘Fly Me To The Moon’ with host Martin Solveig, who approached her to discuss the incident after the ceremony.
# Winner alright
Norwegian striker Hegerberg makes history by winning first women's Ballon d'Or
The 23-year-old saw off competition from players like Danish star Pernille Harder, of German club VfL Wolfsburg, and Brazil’s Marta to win the award.
# accolade
Modric threatens to end Ronaldo-Messi era as world's best
Fifa’s player of the year is announced later today.
# Big News
The most dominant force in women's club football just added another superstar to their ranks
Alex Morgan is the best-known name in US circles.