Ada HegerbergNorway

Ada Hegerberg Biography, Wiki, Age, Fiance (Thomas Rogne), Parents, Siblings, Salary, Ballon d’Or

Ada Hegerberg becomes the first-ever recipient of the women's Ballon d'Or award in 2018

Ada Hegerberg  Wiki

Ada Hegerberg Bio

Ada Martine Stolsmo Hegerberg was born 10th July 1995. She is a Norwegian professional footballer who plays as a striker for the Division 1 Féminine club Olympique Lyonnais. She has previously played for Kolbotn and Stabæk in Toppserien.

Hegerberg made her debut senior team career in 2011. She has however represented Norway at the youth international level. She was a part of the Norwegian team that won silver at the 2013 UEFA Women’s Championship.

Hegerberg was the winner the 2016 UEFA Best Women’s Player in Europe Award on 25 August 2016, and in 2017 was named BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year. In 2018 she was the first-ever recipient of the women’s Ballon d’Or award.

Ada Hegerberg Personal information
Ada Hegerberg Full name Ada Martine Stolsmo Hegerberg
Ada Hegerberg Date of birth 10 July 1995 (age 23)
Ada Hegerberg Place of birth Molde, Norway
Ada Hegerberg Fiance Thomas Rogne
Ada Hegerberg Parents Gerd Stolsmo(Mother) and  Stein Erik Hegerberg (father)
Ada Hegerberg Siblings Andrine Hegerberg, Silas Hegerberg
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Olympique Lyonnais
Number 14
Youth career
Sunndal
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2011 Kolbotn 30 (15)
2012 Stabæk 18 (24)
2013–2014 Turbine Potsdam 25 (11)
2014– Olympique Lyonnais 82 (107)
National team
2011–2012 Norway U20 9 (5)
2011–2017 Norway 66 (38)

Ada Hegerberg Club career

Hegerberg was born in Molde, Norway but grew up in Sunndalsøra where she played for Sunndal Football along with her elder sister Andrine. Their family moved to Kolbotn, where the sisters later joined Kolbotn IL in 2007.

In 2010, She made her debut for Kolbotn. On 6th August 2011, she scored three goals in seven minutes as Røa were beaten 4–1, with Andrine scoring the last goal. The scoreline made her the youngest player ever to have scored a hat-trick in Toppserien at the age of 16. While still 16 years old, she finished as Kolbotn’s top scorer in the 2011 Toppserien season and was voted as the league’s Young Player of the Year. Ahead of the 2012 season, both Hegerberg sisters joined Stabæk. In May 2012, during a match against Fart, she scored five goals during the first half of Stabæk’s 8–2 win. At this stage, the sisters were considered to be two of the biggest talents in Norwegian women’s football, and Ada won the Statoil “Talent of the Month” award for the second time in May 2012. She went on to become top goalscorer in the 2012 Toppserien with 25 goals in 18 matches. She also contributed two goals in the semi-final of the 2012 Norwegian Women’s Cup, when Amazon Grimstad were beaten 3–0. Stabæk’s 4–0 final victory over Røa saw Hegerberg score a hat-trick.

She and her sister signed contracts with the German side 1 in 2013. FFC Turbine Potsdam until 30 June 2014, where they became teammates of their countrywoman Maren Mjelde. Hegerberg scored in her Bundesliga debut when SC Freiburg was beaten 3–1. In their first season in Germany, the Hegerbergs and Turbine finished second in both the 2012–13 Bundesliga and the 2012–13 DFB-Pokal.

She transferred to Olympique Lyonnais in summer 2014. Hegerberg had a very successful first season in France. She scored 26 goals in 22 league games, leading Lyon to a ninth consecutive Division 1 Féminine title. In the Coupe de France Féminine Final, Hegerberg scored the tying goal in the 47th minute, eventually culminating in a 2–1 victory over Montpellier.

In the 2015-16 campaign, Hegerberg returned to Lyon. On 27 September, she scored a hat-trick in Lyon’s 5–0 victory against rival PSG. Hegerberg became the first player to score a hat-trick against PSG since Julie Morel in October 2008. In November, Hegerberg reached an agreement on a contract extension to stay with the club through the 2019 season. Lyon retained the league title for the tenth time in a row on 8th May 2016. Hegerberg finished the season as the top scorer of the league with 33 goals in 21 appearances. One week later, Hegerberg secured the Coupe de France with Lyon. In UEFA Women’s Champions League action, Lyon went on to the win the competition behind Hegerberg’s 13 goals in 9 matches, to complete a treble.

Ada Hegerberg International career

Hegerberg was a part of the Norwegian under-19 team that qualified for the 2011 UEFA Women’s U-19 Championship at the age of 15. She was also included in the squad for the final tournament, where Norway reached the final. Hegerberg was in the Norwegian squad for the 2012 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, where the team reached the quarter-final. She and Andrine scored the goals in a 2–1 win over Canada in the group stage. She made her senior debut for Norway as a substitute in a 3–1 defeat to Northern Ireland in Lurgan on 19 November 2011.

In the 2013 UEFA Women’s Championship, Hegerberg was selected in the Norwegian squad and made her championship debut in the opening match; a 1–1 draw with Iceland on 11th July 2013. She scored her first goal in the tournament as Spain were defeated 3–1 in the quarter-final and played the entire 90 minutes as Norway lost the final 0–1 to Germany.

In the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, Hegerberg was a member of the Norwegian squad. She scored three goals in three group stage games, highlighted by a two-goal performance in Norway’s 3-1 win over Côte d’Ivoire. Hegerberg was nominated for the Best Young Player Award for her efforts.

Hegerberg was awarded the 2015 Norwegian Gold Ball in January 2016. The award is usually given to the best footballer in Norway. She was the first woman to win the award in 20 years.

In the summer of 2017 Hegerberg decided to take a break from international football.

Ada Hegerberg Ballon d’Or 2018

Ada Hegerberg was the inaugural winner of the women’s Ballon d’Or 2018 award. When asked by the main host David Ginola and French house DJ Solveig if she wanted to perform the sexually provocative dance in celebration. The 23-year-old said “no” and seemed to attempt to leave the stage before reluctantly agreeing to dance to another song with Ginola.

She later admitted she was extremely proud to be named the first female winner. “It’s incredible,” Hegerberg said. “This is a great motivation to continue working hard, and we will continue to work together to win more titles. I wanted to end with some words for young girls around the world: believe in yourselves.”

Ada Hegerberg Fiance

Ada Hegerberg is engaged to 28 years old Thomas Rogne, a Norwegian professional footballer who plays for Polish club Lech Poznań as a defender. Rogne has also been capped for the Norway national team.

Thomas Rogne with Ada Hegerberg
Thomas Rogne with Ada Hegerberg

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