Bastian Schweinsteiger Retirement – The former Bayern Munich and Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has bid farewell to the beautiful game of Football at the age of 35. He is one of the most prolific midfielders in modern football having won the FIFA World Cup, UEFA Champions League, Bundesliga, DFB Pokal, and more.
Bastian Schweinsteiger Retirement
Bastian Schweinsteiger is best known for his long range efforts and intelligence while he is on the ball. He is a legend of German football and has made more than 500 appearances for the Bavarians, winning the Bundesliga 8 times, and the UCL in 2013 season. On the International level, Bastian Schweinsteiger has made 121 appearances which makes him Germany’s fourth-most capped player of all time. He has also won the World Cup with Germany in 2014.
In 2015 Basti decided to change his club and joined Manchester United, however, he was never able to establish himself at the Old Trafford and had a fraught relationship when José Mourinho arrived to manage the club in 2016. Mourinho later said that he “regretted” the way he treated Schweinsteiger, but the midfielder was allowed to leave United in March 2017 for Chicago Fire – the MLS club.
Bastian Schweinsteiger Retirement – In his debut MLS season, Schweinsteiger helped his new club to their first playoff appearance since 2012. He was also named the club’s player of the season in 2018. However, the team struggled in the last two seasons and, despite a 5-2 win over Orlando City in Schweinsteiger’s final ever game, they missed the opportunity to play the season playoffs once again.
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Bastian has been there and done it all and has also achieved the success that people dream of in their football careers. At the same time, he has been an excellent leader and a role model wherever he has performed. Basti is known for his tremendous work ethics and his humble personality.
Bastian Schweinsteiger Retirement – Falling into a series of injuries stopped him from conquering or making a big presence in England. Although Bastian wasn’t perfect, not every move of his was a fairy tale but as the chapter closes, he will be remembered as Bastian Schweinsteiger, a whirlwind who did it all and, more importantly, who won it all.
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