Lyon’s Ada Hegerberg with the Ballon d’Or. Photograph: Emmanuel Foudrot/Reuters

It should have been about moving forward, a historic moment: the first women’s Ballon d’Or should have been a celebration. Because what a player to c(...)

Ballon d’Or: Ada Hegerberg on stage with Martin Solveig and (left) David Ginola.  Photograph: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty

It was the moment Ada Hegerberg, a 23-year-old Norwegian striker with Olympique Lyonnais, had dreamed of. She had just become the first woman to be aw(...)