Bastian Schweinsteiger

Born: August 1, 1984 (age 33)

Height: 6'0" (183cm)

Hometown: Kolbermoor, Germany
Nationality: Germany German

Position: Midfielder
Team: Chicago Fire (no. 7)
Bastian Schweinsteiger of Manchester United during the Capital One Cup Third Round match between Manchester United and Ipswich Town at Old Trafford on September 23, 2015 in Manchester, England.
Career History
Youth1998-2002Bayern Munich
Senior2002-2015Bayern Munich
2015-2017Manchester United
2017-Chicago Fire
International2004-Germany
Sports Mole has 804 articles about Bastian Schweinsteiger. Articles 1 to 40:
Bayern Munich's head coach Jupp Heynckes on the touchline during the match against Stuttgart on June 1, 2013
Jupp Heynckes: 'I must restore togetherness at Bayern Munich'
New Bayern Munich boss Jupp Heynckes says that he must restore the "togetherness" at the German giants if they are to improve on their recent run of results.
Oct 9, 17:03
Thomas Muller celebrates scoring during the Bundesliga game between Bayern Munich and Darmstadt on February 20, 2016
Thomas Muller "considered" joining Manchester United
Bayern Munich attacker Thomas Muller admits that he could be tempted to leave the club in the future, two years after contemplating interest from Manchester United.
Sep 11, 12:40
Zinedine Zidane looks on during the UEFA Champions League match between AS Roma and Real Madrid on February 17, 2016
Result: Real Madrid beat MLS All-Star on penalties
Real Madrid edge out MLS All-Stars in a penalty shootout after the match in Chicago finished 1-1 after normal time.
Aug 3, 09:19
Chelsea's Nemanja Matic during the FA Cup quarter-final against Manchester United on March 13, 2017
Gary Neville urges Manchester United to sign Nemanja Matic
Former Manchester United captain Gary Neville believes that Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic would be a good signing for Jose Mourinho to make.
Jul 15, 20:40
Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger warms up during his side's FA Cup fifth round clash with Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on February 19, 2017
Chicago Fire's Bastian Schweinsteiger plays down injury concerns
Bastian Schweinsteiger plays down fears that he suffered a potentially long-term injury during Chicago Fire's 4-0 win over Vancouver Whitecaps.
Jul 2, 11:03
Ana Ivanovic and Bastian Schweinsteiger attend a WTA pre-Wimbledon party on June 25, 2015
Bastian Schweinsteiger coy on future
Bastian Schweinsteiger says that while he is "really happy" with Chicago Fire, the German cannot commit his long-term future to the MLS outfit.
Jun 13, 19:51
Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger warms up during his side's FA Cup fifth round clash with Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on February 19, 2017
Bastian Schweinsteiger: 'Manchester United exit not down to Jose Mourinho'
Bastian Schweinsteiger is unsure why he was frozen out by Manchester United in the first half of the season, but admits that he wishes things panned out differently.
May 13, 22:24
Bayern Munich's midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger plays the ball during the German First division Bundesliga football match FC Augsburg vs FC Bayern Muenchen in Augsburg, southern Germany, on December 13, 2014
Bastian Schweinsteiger tips Bayern Munich to win Champions League in next three years
Bastian Schweinsteiger believes that former club Bayern Munich will win the Champions League again in the next two to three years.
May 4, 20:51
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has a point to make during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Bournemouth on March 4, 2017
Bastian Schweinsteiger wants Zlatan Ibrahimovic to join him Stateside
Bastian Schweinsteiger believes that Zlatan Ibrahimovic has all the attributes required to succeed in Major League Soccer, both on the pitch and off it.
Apr 26, 20:19
Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger warms up during his side's FA Cup fifth round clash with Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on February 19, 2017
Bastian Schweinsteiger "surprised" by Jose Mourinho treatment
Bastian Schweinsteiger reveals that he felt he was being 'tested' by Jose Mourinho early in the season, but was left "surprised" when constantly overlooked for selection.
Apr 21, 17:15
A rare sighting of Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger during the FA Cup third round clash with Reading at Old Trafford on January 7, 2017
Bastian Schweinsteiger: Jose Mourinho situation was "unfortunate"
Midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger says that his exclusion from Manchester United's first-team plans this season was "unfortunate".
Apr 11, 16:13
Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger warms up during his side's FA Cup fifth round clash with Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on February 19, 2017
Bastian Schweinsteiger hails "great feeling" of scoring on debut
Bastian Schweinsteiger is delighted to have opened his Chicago Fire scoring account just 17 minutes into his debut, but says that it is bittersweet due to the 2-2 draw.
Apr 2, 18:14
Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger warms up during his side's FA Cup fifth round clash with Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on February 19, 2017
Video: Bastian Schweinsteiger scores on Chicago Fire debut
Former Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger scores on his Chicago Fire debut to give the MLS side the lead against Montreal Impact.
Apr 1, 20:38
Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger warms up during his side's FA Cup fifth round clash with Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on February 19, 2017
Jose Mourinho: 'I prejudged Bastian Schweinsteiger'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho admits that his treatment of Bastian Schweinsteiger was down to preconceptions he had of the player.
Mar 31, 17:37
A rare sighting of Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger during the FA Cup third round clash with Reading at Old Trafford on January 7, 2017
Jose Mourinho: 'I regret handling of Bastian Schweinsteiger situation'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says that he regrets how he excluded Bastian Schweinsteiger from his plans at Old Trafford.
Mar 31, 14:43
Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger warms up during his side's FA Cup fifth round clash with Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on February 19, 2017
Bastian Schweinsteiger trains with Chicago Fire
Chicago Fire release images of Bastian Schweinsteiger training with the MLS club for the first time after officially joining from Manchester United.
Mar 29, 17:33
A rare sighting of Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger during the FA Cup third round clash with Reading at Old Trafford on January 7, 2017
Bastian Schweinsteiger completes Chicago Fire move
Manchester United confirm Bastian Schweinsteiger's move to MLS outfit Chicago Fire, with the German's paperwork now all signed.
Mar 29, 16:30
Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger warms up during his side's FA Cup fifth round clash with Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on February 19, 2017
Sir Alex Ferguson: 'Bastian Schweinsteiger has plenty left to offer'
Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson believes that Bastian Schweinsteiger has "plenty left" to offer despite the club letting him leave for the MLS.
Mar 22, 13:44
A rare sighting of Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger during the FA Cup third round clash with Reading at Old Trafford on January 7, 2017
Joachim Low: 'Manchester United could have used Bastian Schweinsteiger'
Germany manager Joachim Low claims that Bastian Schweinsteiger gave "everything" to break into the first team at Manchester United before leaving for the MLS.
Mar 21, 22:36
Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger warms up during his side's FA Cup fifth round clash with Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on February 19, 2017
Chicago Fire: 'Manchester United were reluctant to sell Bastian Schweinsteiger'
Chicago Fire general manager Nelson Rodriguez reveals that Manchester United were reluctant to lose Bastian Schweinsteiger before the German's move to the MLS.
Mar 21, 19:36
A rare sighting of Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger during the FA Cup third round clash with Reading at Old Trafford on January 7, 2017
Bastian Schweinsteiger "sad to leave" Manchester United
Bastian Schweinsteiger admits that he feels "sad to leave" Manchester United after sealing a move to MLS side Chicago Fire.
Mar 21, 09:15
Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger warms up during his side's FA Cup fifth round clash with Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on February 19, 2017
Bastian Schweinsteiger completes MLS move
MLS side Chicago Fire confirm the signing of Bastian Schweinsteiger from Manchester United.
Mar 21, 07:36
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho at the Europa League match against Saint-Etienne on February 16, 2017
Preview: Middlesbrough vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash between managerless Middlesbrough and top-four hopefuls Manchester United at the Riverside Stadium.
Mar 17, 22:13
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba in action during the EFL Cup final against Southampton at Wembley on February 26, 2017
Paul Pogba to miss Middlesbrough clash
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba will miss his side's Premier League clash with Middlesbrough due to a hamstring injury.
Mar 17, 16:07
Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger warms up during his side's FA Cup fifth round clash with Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on February 19, 2017
Bastian Schweinsteiger agrees Major League Soccer switch?
A report claims that Bastian Schweinsteiger is to join MLS side Chicago Fire at the end of the Premier League season, where he will earn £90,000 a week in wages.
Mar 15, 13:33
Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates after scoring during his side's Europa League clash with Saint-Etienne at Old Trafford on February 16, 2017
Preview: Rostov vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews Thursday's Europa League last 16 first leg between Rostov and Manchester United at the Olimp-2 Stadium.
Mar 8, 11:58
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney in action during the Premier League clash with Liverpool at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017
Wayne Rooney, Luke Shaw out of Manchester United's Europa League trip to Rostov
Manchester United pair Wayne Rooney and Luke Shaw will not feature in the first leg of the Europa League last-16 tie with Rostov.
Mar 7, 14:09
Henrikh Mkhitaryan in action for Manchester United against Hull City on August 27, 2016
Result: Manchester United ease into last 16 of Europa League
Manchester United beat Saint-Etienne 1-0 on the night and 4-0 on aggregate to make it into the last 16 of the Europa League.
Feb 22, 18:52
Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford in action during the Premier League clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Team News: Marcus Rashford given centre-forward role for Manchester United
Marcus Rashford starts at centre-forward for Manchester United in Sunday's FA Cup fifth-round tie away to Blackburn Rovers.
Feb 19, 15:18
Henrikh Mkhitaryan in action for Manchester United against Hull City on August 27, 2016
Team News: David de Gea, Henrikh Mkhitaryan miss out for Manchester United
Jose Mourinho rests David de Gea and Henrikh Mkhitaryan for Manchester United's Europa League clash with Saint-Etienne.
Feb 16, 19:02
A rare sighting of Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger during the FA Cup third round clash with Reading at Old Trafford on January 7, 2017
Bastian Schweinsteiger included in Manchester United's Europa League squad
Manchester United include Bastian Schweinsteiger in their updated Europa League squad, as well as young goalkeeper Joel Pereira.
Feb 3, 19:23
Jose Mourinho watches on during the EFL Cup semi-final between Hull City and Manchester United on January 26, 2017
Warren Joyce: 'Scoreline flattered Manchester United'
Wigan Athletic manager Warren Joyce claims that the 4-0 scoreline in his side's FA Cup defeat to Manchester United at Old Trafford flattered the hosts.
Jan 29, 20:22
A rare sighting of Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger during the FA Cup third round clash with Reading at Old Trafford on January 7, 2017
Jose Mourinho: 'Bastian Schweinsteiger is staying'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho confirms that Bastian Schweinsteiger will not leave the club this month and will be recalled to his Europa League squad.
Jan 29, 19:26
A rare sighting of Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger during the FA Cup third round clash with Reading at Old Trafford on January 7, 2017
Result: Bastian Schweinsteiger scores in Manchester United rout
Bastian Schweinsteiger is among the scorers in his first start for more than a year as holders Manchester United thrash Wigan 4-0 in the FA Cup fourth round.
Jan 29, 17:52
A rare sighting of Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger during the FA Cup third round clash with Reading at Old Trafford on January 7, 2017
Team News: Bastian Schweinsteiger, Wayne Rooney start for Manchester United in FA Cup
Bastian Schweinsteiger and Wayne Rooney get the nod for Manchester United's FA Cup clash with Wigan Athletic.
Jan 29, 15:07
Jose Mourinho watches on during the EFL Cup semi-final between Hull City and Manchester United on January 26, 2017
Live Commentary: Manchester United 4-0 Wigan Athletic - as it happened
Relive Manchester United's 4-0 win over Wigan Athletic as the holders cruise into the fifth round of the FA Cup.
Jan 29, 15:00
A rare sighting of Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger during the FA Cup third round clash with Reading at Old Trafford on January 7, 2017
Bastian Schweinsteiger set to star for Manchester United in Europa League
German midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger is certain to appear for Manchester United in the Europa League, Red Devils manager Jose Mourinho claims.
Jan 29, 12:09
Dimitri Payet celebrates scoring during the FA Cup game between Blackburn Rovers and West Ham United on February 20, 2016
Top four betting tips for January transfer window
Sports Mole looks at some of the hottest betting tips in January as we head into the final week of the transfer window.
Jan 26, 09:22
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho watches on during the Premier League clash with Liverpool at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017
Jose Mourinho hints at further Manchester United departures
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho suggests that more players could leave the club this month if they are unhappy with their role in the squad.
Jan 20, 13:30
Memphis Depay looks on during the FA Cup fifth-round match between Shrewsbury Town and Manchester United on February 22, 2016
Jose Mourinho: 'Memphis Depay, Morgan Schneiderlin free to leave'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho reiterates that he will not stand in the way of a January exit for out-of-favour duo Memphis Depay and Morgan Schneiderlin.
Jan 6, 16:10



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