Metzelder to face trial on child pornography

Tuesday23 February 2021 | 9:49
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Former Germany and Real Madrid defender Christoph Metzelder will go on trial in April over charges of distributing child pornography.

The main hearing will begin in April at the Dusseldorf District and Regional Court, with follow-up dates set for May 4 and May 10, according to



The 40-year-old Metzelder is charged with 29 attempts of child pornography distribution to another person via WhatsApp between July and September last year, and one charge of the possession of 297 images of children and youth pornography.

The German’s laptop was taken by the police last September and according to the German media outlet,

Der Spiegel

the former Borussia Dortmund player had made confessions to charges related to the possession or dissemination of child pornography in previous interrogations.

source: SportMob