Hegerberg had also expressed frustration about living "in such a man's world" and said the award will not make her reconsider her refusal to play for Norway, including at next June's World Cup, because of her unhappiness over perceived inequality. "Do you know how to twerk?" said French DJ Solveig who co-hosted the awards with David Ginola.
The freakish incident has sparked outrage among fans online, with Solveig - who has apologised for causing offence - coming under heavy criticism for his "sexist", "disrespectful" and "disgusting" request.
"I am a little bit amazed as to what I am reading on the internet", he added in a video message.
Hegerberg, whose elder sister Andrine plays for Lyon's biggest rivals in France, Paris Saint-Germain, is a Norwegian global but has not played for her country since their disappointing showing at Euro 2017 in the Netherlands. I didn't really think about it at the time to be honest. I didn't really consider it a sexual harassment or anything in the moment.
The One Where 'Friends' Leaves Netflix
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Arsenal centre-back and Ireland worldwide Louise Quinn told Reuters: "It just shows that people just come out with these questions or comments without giving it a second thought, and it must change. Instead of the attention going to a world-class player for her talent it will all be about Solveig's question".
Hegerberg was one of seven players from the all-conquering Lyon side to feature among the 15 nominees, but she won out thanks to her prolific form in front of goal.
"I would like to end this speech with some words to young girls all over the world: please, believe in yourselves". "They are the future".
The men's award was taken out by Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder Luka Modric, ending a decade of dominance by Modric's former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi.
In response to the backlash, Solveig issued an apology insisting that he has always had the utmost respect for women.
Mitchell Trubisky is expected to miss Sunday's game as he recovers from a sprained AC joint in his throwing shoulder. After a brief scramble, Beckham let rip a 49-yard pass to a wide-open Russell Shepard for a touchdown.
As a new bride, Priyanka was seen wearing the traditional chooda (red and white bangles), sindoor and mangalsutra. Similarly, Priyanka too showered love on her hubby as she made a decision to apply guitar design on her mehendi .
The CDC announced on November 20 that any and all romaine lettuce products in the U.S. should be thrown away due to the risk. The FDA said it has no information to suggest that these growing areas are tied to the current E. coli outbreak.
Spanish news outlet Marca has also suggested that Luka Modric will take home football's ultimate personal award. And Salah scored 44 goals in his debut season for Liverpool as well as reaching the Champions League final.
The paper says the fallout could put further strain on the DUP and Conservative confidence and supply deal. But Environment Secretary Michal Gove said, "I believe that we can win the argument and win the vote".
This mission will be the mission with more satellites ever carried to orbit by SpaceX and by a US Launch Vehicle. SpaceX's customer for the SSO-A mission, Spaceflight, aims to be a sort of Uber service for space.
The oil prices in October, reached a four-year high of $86, but since then the price has dropped to about $60 per barrel. In September Qatar announced it planned to boost gas production to 110 million tonnes per year by 2024.
Lockheed 'Martian' changes logo to celebrate Mars landing
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UEFA Executive Committee approves new club competition
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Ukraine: Huge Russian military buildup on border
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Russia, KSA agree to renew oil output cuts
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China agrees US$9b currency swap with Argentina
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Bollywood dazzles at Ranveer-Deepika's wedding reception
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Trump, Obama, Clinton mourn ex-president Bush
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Proposal goes wrong; police to the rescue
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