Trial date set for Metzelder on child pornography charges

Martin Meissner

FILE – In this Saturday, April 27, 2019 file photo, Christoph Metzelder watches under an umbrella prior the German Bundesliga soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and FC Schalke 04 in Dortmund, Germany. Former Germany defender Christoph Metzelder will stand trial on charges of possession and distribution of child pornography on April 29, 2021. He faces 29 charges of attempted distribution of child pornography to another person, and one charge of the possession of child and youth pornography.