10 of the biggest football stories of the day:
1. Former Scotland International defender Colin Hendry has been charged with harassment and assault.
2. Ex-Blackburn and South Africa striker Benni McCarthy has been robbed at gunpoint.
3. Newcastle United captain Fabricio Coloccini has written an open letter to fans apologising for the teams eight match losing streak.
4. A German television crew were arrested for filming a documentary on working conditions for workers at World Cup stadia in Qatar.
5. Robert Lewandowski will face Barcelona wearing a protective mask following a broken nose.
6. Cristiano Ronaldo left a fan overjoyed by giving her a hug and signing a shirt before Real Madrid’s defeat to Juventus. (Metro)
7. The Finnish Premiership is a thing of beauty if you have OCD. (Mirror)
8. Another day another Mario Ballotelli story, this time his team mates film him on a leg press machine. (Mirror)
9. Luis Suarez pretends to be a doctor to send video message to young cancer patient. (Metro)
10. Childhood football video of Brazilian brothers who face each other in Barcelona vs Bayern Munich Champions League tie. (Mirror)
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