A popular and current player of Sunderland and England forward Adam Johnsonhas finally admitted engaging in a sexual activity with a child in court.
Johnson has pleaded guilty at Bradford Crown Court to one count of sexual activity with a child and one count of grooming.
He continues to deny two charges of sexual activity with the girl.
He is at Bradford Crown Court on Wednesday following allegations of sexual activity with a girl under 16.
The footballer, who has earned 12 caps for his country, previously denied three counts of sexual activity with a child and one count of grooming.
The defendant, from Castle Eden, County Durham, had his case moved from Durham.
Born in Sunderland, he began his career at Middlesbrough before moving to Manchester City and then to Sunderland for £10 million in 2012.