The first winner of the Women’s Ballon d’Or 2018, the Norwegian Olympic striker Ada Hegerberg signed a long-term contract with Nike.
Ada Hegerberg, the Olympique Lyonnais striker, signed a long-term contract with equipment supplier Nike on Monday. She becomes “the brand’s new global face, which has ensured the presence of Norway for the next ten years, at least”, A&V Sports Agency announces in a press release.
“Hegerberg, 24, joins the already long list of Nike athletes, in a desire for the equipment manufacturer to highlight women’s sports, states the agency. Until you have your own line one day? “It would be a dream!”, the interested party responds.
The winner of the first women’s balloon d’Or in history 2018 adds to this rather unsurpassed partnership in women’s football: “This is a new step in my career. Nike and I have a common goal of promoting women’s sports over the coming years. My performance has brought me to where I am today, and I am determined to continue writing history with the help of Nike , on and off the field. “
Best goal scorer in Champions League history, Ada Hegerberg “will share the leadership roles with athletes such as Lebron James, Cristiano Ronaldo, Naomi Osaka, Serena Williams or Kylian Mbappé, as global ambassador. “