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Lyon’s Ada Hegerberg: ‘Girls in Norway don’t have the same opportunities as boys’

The forward, still only 22, has proved a big success in France but has grown so disillusioned with women’s football in her homeland she has turned her back on the national team

When Lyon’s Ada Hegerberg finished the season with a third consecutive Champions League winner’s medal she threw down the gauntlet, tweeting: “Hey @Cristiano can you score one more tomorrow?” As she latched on to a Shanice van de Sanden cross, scoring her side’s third as they defeated an exhausted Wolfsburg 4-1 in extra time, she matched Cristiano Ronaldo’s 15-goal haul for the 2017-18 campaign.

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