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Bastian Schweinsteiger

Born: August 1, 1984 (age 35)

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.
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Career History
Youth1998-2002Bayern Munich
Senior2002-2015Bayern Munich
2015-2017Manchester United
2017-Chicago Fire
International2004-Germany
Sports Mole has 818 articles about Bastian Schweinsteiger. Articles 1 to 40:
Louis van Gaal pictured in November 2017
Louis van Gaal hits out at Manchester United's transfer policy
Former Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal criticises the club's transfer policy and says that they failed to sign the players that he wanted.
May 29, 15:27
Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic pictured in December 2019
Nemanja Matic offered January move to MLS side Chicago Fire?
Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic is reportedly offered the chance to complete a move to MLS side Chicago Fire this month.
Jan 12, 08:55
Thomas Muller in action for Bayern Munich on December 19, 2018
Bastian Schweinsteiger urges Thomas Muller to join Manchester United
Former Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger says that his ex-Bayern Munich teammate Thomas Muller should consider a move to Old Trafford.
Nov 3, 20:24
Everton's Morgan Schneiderlin warms up on December 30, 2017
Morgan Schneiderlin admits he left Manchester United too early
Morgan Schneiderlin admits fears that he "jumped ship" too early at Manchester United.
Oct 26, 23:15
Bastian Schweinsteiger pictured in 2014
World Cup winner Bastian Schweinsteiger retires from football
The 35-year-old had two seasons at Manchester United.
Oct 8, 18:07
Argentina's Diego Maradona lifts the World Cup trophy after helping his team to the 1986 title
All-time combined XI: Germany vs. Argentina
Sports Mole selects its greatest ever combined XI from the history of Germany and Argentina ahead of the international friendly between the two nations on Wednesday.
Oct 7, 17:00
Ed Woodward watches on during the Premier League game between Huddersfield Town and Manchester United on May 5, 2019
Ed Woodward in talks with Manchester United owners over 'cultural changes'
Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward reportedly holds talks with the Glazers over making fundamental 'cultural' changes at the club.
Sep 26, 19:06
Bayern Munich's Dutch midfielder Arjen Robben (L) and Bayern Munich's striker Thomas Mueller (R) react after the second goal for Munich during the UEFA Champions League Group F football match between FCB Bayern Munich and Olympiakos Piraeus on November 24
Karl-Heinz Rummenigge hints at contract extensions for Arjen Robben, Franck Ribery
Bayern Munich chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge suggests that veteran duo Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery will be in line for contract extensions.
Apr 8, 17:53
Louis van Gaal pictured in November 2017
Louis van Gaal: "I am not disappointed with Jose Mourinho"
Louis van Gaal appears to have ended his feud with Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho by stating that he is "not disappointed" with his successor.
Mar 29, 20:16
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
Louis van Gaal hits out at Jose Mourinho over Bastian Schweinsteiger treatment
Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal criticises successor Jose Mourinho for the way he treated midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger.
Feb 28, 16:20
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
German clubs show interest in signing Bastian Schweinsteiger?
A number of clubs in Germany reportedly show an interest in signing Bastian Schweinsteiger at the end of his contract with Chicago Fire.
Dec 18, 18:22
Jose Mourinho realises how many points adrift his side are during the Premier League game between Huddersfield Town and Manchester United on October 21, 2017
Jose Mourinho 'told to sell before he can buy players'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is reportedly told that he will need to sell players before he can buy any new ones during the January transfer window.
Nov 7, 16:21
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Bastian Schweinsteiger: 'No clubs have expressed interest in me'
Bastian Schweinsteiger admits that no clubs have yet expressed an interest in his services despite his Chicago Fire contract coming to an end.
Oct 22, 15:48
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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

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