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    Former German Soccer Star Investigated Over Child Porn

    Christoph Metzelder, a former defender for Real Madrid who also made 47 appearances with Germany’s national team, is cooperating with authorities after they accused him of sending illicit photos to a contact via messaging platform WhatsApp. Police say they’re searching Metzelder’s phone and laptop, which were seized Tuesday from his property in Dusseldorf.

    What’s next? The 38-year-old hasn’t been detained, but he’s been suspended from the sports channel that employs him as a pundit until the investigation is over.

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