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Martin Solveig responding to blacklash after asking Golden Ball winner to TWERK

Martin Solveig has issued an apology after asking Ada Hegerberg to TWERK moments after she became the first woman to win the Golden Ball.

In a video on Twitter, the French DJ said: "Sincere apologies to anyone I have not ventured.

"Watch the full sequence of people who have followed me for 20 years.

He later added: "I've been told that it's a joke.

Norway international Hegerberg, who plays her club football with Lyon, was invited on stage in Paris to accept her Golden Ball from Solveig.

Martin Solveig has issued an apology after asking Ada Hegerberg to 'twerk'

After lifting the trophy, Hegerberg addressed the crowd at the star-studded awards show, saying: "I want to ask every young woman to believe in themselves."

She was going to leave the stage before she could be asked to be solved by she would like to 'twerk'.

Hegerberg quickly responded to Kylian Mbappe, who looked shocked.

Reacting on social media, fans hit out at the strange request.

Hegerberg said 'no' when asked to 'twerk'

One of the Twitter users wrote: "I can not believe the inaugural winner of the Golden Ball's award was asked to twerk by some DJ, one step forward, two steps back."

Another added: "Grown men asking a Golden Ball winner to twerk in front of famous people."

Kylian Mbappe appeared to look shocked

A third wrote: "Why on earth did you ask her to twerk? Would you ask the same of a man? Absolutely unacceptable!

And a fourth concludes: "Imagine it's the biggest moment of your career and you're in it just because you're a woman."

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