Ada Hegerberg, the footballer who said "no"

She's the best female footballer in the world and she said "no" to playing for the Norwegian national team in this year's World Cup. Here is why Ada Hegerberg is making a statement:

12/06/2019 16:24updated: 13/06/2019 17:49
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  • Michal K.
    23/06/2019 22:10

    Everyone makes it seem like it's some sort of inspirational move of her not playing but I think it's just a easy way out of playing under the pretext of her reasons. If she really wanted to make difference she would still represent her country while speaking out about potential issues and trying to make a difference. The points she made aren't even rational either, just crying and complaining about things that are done to women's sports not because of discrimination, but because of simple economics and math. People are labeled heroes too quickly sometimes without looking at the actual facts and this is a major disservice to those who actually deserve our recognition but are too humble to be posing for it

  • Jason A.
    20/06/2019 19:45

    That's crazy about their equipment..they need better sponsors as well as better financial backing.

  • Kubakurungi S.
    20/06/2019 18:32

    One of the best?

  • Ryan W.
    20/06/2019 17:56

    I personally think it's a poor decision, if one has the honor if representing your country in a tournament held every 4 years I'd play for free..

  • Michael W.
    20/06/2019 17:47

    if womens soccer brings in as much money as male soccer teams then they deserve the same pay, but we all know this is not the case so NO, woman dont deserve the same wages as male players. Its unfair to make owners of womens soccer teams have to pay the same as owners of mens soccer teams, just doesnt make sense, same reason why paying all femal actors the same as male actors, pay is based on draw power, the actor that makes people go to the movies gets paid more, if you want everything the same, your communist

  • Joe Y.
    20/06/2019 17:42

    Good for her. She doesn’t understand economics. The Women’s World Cup brings in less than 10% what the Men’s World Cup does. However the female players make 20-30% of what the men do. Technically, the women are being overpaid. They receive a higher percentage of the profits than the men’s team does. I really wish people could understand basic arithmetic and economics.

  • Brut
    20/06/2019 16:42

    "There are so many things that are bigger than soccer." Alex Morgan and the U.S. Women's Soccer Team are more than just athletes — and they won't be silent about the issues that matter to them. 👏🇺046

  • Egbert C.
    20/06/2019 16:15

    Good for her.

  • Car B.
    15/06/2019 17:02

    this is the one

  • Niamh N.
    14/06/2019 11:28


  • Jules W.
    14/06/2019 10:46

    Great she is speaking up but so bad for double standards between men and women.. it’s 2019 !!🙄

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