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Ada Hegerberg's message to young girls: 'Believe in yourselves'

(CNN)Her moment in the spotlight may have been overshadowed by host Martin Solveig, but Ada Hegerberg, the first ever winner of the Women's Ballon d'Or, nonetheless ensured her message was heard by the world. Norwegian Hegerberg, 23, was asked by the DJ if she knew how to twerk after being crowned women's player of the year, a comment that stood in stark contrast to the powerful speech she delivered after picking up the award. "I would like to end this speech with some words to young girls all over the world: Please, believe in yourselves," said Lyon forward Hegerberg."I'd like to say a big huge thank you to France Football for letting us have this opportunity to have this award. It's a huge step for women's football and the work you put d ...
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