Ada Hegerberg Sets New Record for Women’s Champions League Goals

first_img Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox – subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time. Ada HegerbergfootballlyonWomen’s Champions League First Published: October 30, 2019, 10:50 PM IST Paris: Norwegian star Ada Hegerberg on Wednesday became the leading goal scorer in the history of the Women’s Champions League when a double strike for Lyon in the game against Hjorring of Denmark took her to 53 in the tournament.The 24-year-old had equalled the previous record of 51 held by Germany’s Anja Mittag in the first leg of the last-16 tie against the Danes, which the defending champions won 4-0 earlier this month. Hegerberg, playing her 50th game in the competition, then hit the record-setting goal in the 12th minute of the second leg on Wednesday before adding a second on the night. last_img read more