The Tokyo Olympics men's soccer tournament begins on July 22 and while it may not be as alluring as other major competitions in the sport's busy cycle, many future superstars have cut their teeth in the quest for Olympic gold, including a certain Lionel Messi.
Joey Barton, manager of the Bristol Rovers football team, has been charged with assault by beating after a woman received a head injury, police have said. The former Premier League footballer, 38, is due to appear at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court on Monday. In a statement, Metropolitan Police said the charge relates to an incident which took place at a residential property in Kew, southwest London, on 2 June.
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