Hegerberg-bust-up at Ballon d’or


For the first time, the French sports magazine “France Football honors” the best footballer of the year and then the winner Ada Hegerberg will be asked on stage whether she knows how to shake the hips.

How embarrassing: the Norwegian exceptional footballer Ada hegerberg has come as a first winner of the Ballon d’or to the stage and accepted the award as the best footballer of the year, as under Moderator Martin is Solveig a unentschuldbarer Faux-pas. The French House-DJ ask Hegerberg, if you know how to “twerkt”.

For all that can start with the concept of nothing: Twerking is a dance style that stretches with bent knees and hips, the butt to the rear and rhythmically to the music. Hegerberg, the stands at the French top club Olympique Lyon under the contract, answered his question with a short “no” and the crowd – mostly male – football celebrities left in front of the eyes immediately to the stage.

Solveig an apology sent later via Twitter. He wrote that all those who followed him for 20 years, know how respectful he was, especially towards women.

From a German point of view, the first award of the Golden ball was a soccer player, positive, Behind Hegerberg for the Wolfsburg game at the end of Dane Pernille Harder came in second place. Third, the German national player Dzsenifer Marozsan was, also, of Olympique Lyon.

Modric makes Triple perfect

For men, the Croatian Luka Modric won the Ballon d’or. The midfield Star from the Spanish record champion Real Madrid, decided by the FIFA independent of the choice of the French magazine “France Football” FIFA world player and at the end of a series: Since 2008 the award had gone five Times to the Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo and the Argentine Lionel Messi. Modric was in this year’s voting among selected journalists against his former Real team-mate Ronaldo. The Superstar of Juventus had won the Ballon d’or 2008, 2013, 2014, 2016, and 2017. Barcelona’s Messi – winner of 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2015 – this time was Fifth. The 33-year-old Modric has been in September by the world football Association FIFA as the world footballer of the year award and previously voted European footballer of the year.

As the best U21 young player in the French world champion Kylian Mbappé from Paris Saint-Germain received the “Kopa Trophy”.

asz (sid, dpa)