|Full name||Birthe Hegstad|
|Date of birth||23 July 1966|
|Place of birth||Trondheim, Norway|
|Height||168 cm (5 ft 6 in)|
|1985–1988||North Carolina Tar Heels|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:16, 24 September 2014 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14:16, 24 September 2014 (UTC)
She played on the Norwegian team that won silver medals at the 1991 FIFA Women's World Cup in China. At the final of UEFA Women's Euro 1993 Hegstad scored the only goal against hosts Italy in Cesena. Her clubs include SK Sprint/Jeløy, Klepp IL, IL Jardar and FK Athene Moss. She also played varsity college soccer in the United States for North Carolina Tar Heels.
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- D'Arruda, Robert (30 September 1987). "Hegstad brings international experience, creativity to UNC". The Daily Tar Heel. Retrieved 24 September 2014.
At first glance, Birthe Hegstad appears to be your ordinary 5-6, 130-pound junior.
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- Gammon, Clive (28 November 1988). "Kicks For Carolina, The Tar Heel women kept their streak alive". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved 24 September 2014.
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