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Bastian Schweinsteiger Biography

Bastian Schweinsteiger is a German footballer who plays as a midfielder for Bayern Munich and the German national team. Schweinsteiger signed with Bayern Munich as a youth team player on 1 July 1998. Having won the German youth championship in July 2002, Schweinsteiger quickly earned a place in the reserves. A left midfielder, he has excellent dribbling skills and is a specialist at set pieces. He signed a professional contract the following month and went on to appear in 14 Bundesliga games in 2002–03, helping Bayern to a league and cup double. The next season he played 26 Bundesliga games. He scored his first Bayern goal against VfL Wolfsburg in September 2003. Over the next three seasons, up until the end of 2007–08, Schweinsteiger made 135 appearances in all competitions for Bayern Munich (UEFA Champions League, Bundesliga and German Cup), scoring 10 goals in the process. As of 16 October 2012, Schweinsteiger has been capped 97 times and has scored 23 goals for the Germany national football team since making his debut in 2004. Bastian Schweinsteiger made his international debut in 2004 in a friendly against Hungary. He scored his first two international goals on 8 June 2005 against Russia and scored his first goal in a competitive match against Tunisia on 18 June 2005 at the Confederations Cup.  
Basic Player Info
Full Name Bastian Schweinsteiger
Nationality Germany
Position Midfielder
Last Club Manchester United
Shirt Number 31
Career
Clubs
Manchester United Jul 2015 - Mar 2017
FC Bayern München Jul 2002 - Jul 2015
Chicago Fire Mar 2017 - Present
MLS All-Star Team Jul 2017 - Aug 2017
National
Germany Jan 2004 - Sep 2016
Stats
Clubs
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Manchester United
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2016/2017 FA Cup 2 1 1 0 0 102
UEFA Europa League 1 0 0 0 0 28
League Cup 1 0 0 0 0 4
2015/2016 Premier League 18 1 0 3 0 1202
UEFA Champions League 8 0 1 1 0 512
UEFA Europa League 2 0 0 1 0 31
FA Cup 2 0 0 0 0 104
League Cup 1 0 0 0 0 90
Total 35 2 2 5 0 2073
FC Bayern München
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Chicago Fire
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MLS All-Star Team
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National
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Germany
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2016 France European Championship 5 1 0 2 0 218
EC Qualification 4 0 0 2 0 360
2014 Brazil World Cup 6 0 0 2 0 505
WC Qualification Europe 5 0 2 2 0 450
2012 Poland/Ukraine European Championship 5 0 2 0 0 450
EC Qualification 5 1 0 1 0 425
2010 South Africa WC Qualification Europe 9 3 0 0 0 780
World Cup 7 0 4 1 0 621
2008 Austria/Switzerland EC Qualification 8 3 0 1 0 609
European Championship 5 2 0 1 1 323
2006 Germany World Cup 7 2 3 1 0 529
2005 Germany Confederations Cup 4 2 0 2 0 326
2004 Portugal European Championship 3 0 0 0 0 152
Total 73 14 11 15 1 5748

Bastian Schweinsteiger Latest News & Articles

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Rating Jose Mourinho's first season at Manchester United
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No rest for the weary: Manchester United's Europa League triumph needs to be followed by a good summer
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We take a look at the top 5 Champions League semi-finals with stunning first leg displays, superb second leg comebacks and great rivalries.
5 iconic matches between Bayern Munich and Real Madrid
5 iconic matches between Bayern Munich and Real Madrid
Everyone will be hoping for goals and excitement this time around as well, similar to these five previous encounters.
Bastian Schweinsteiger plays FIFA 17 with Ander Herrera; doesn't pick himself in the squad
Bastian Schweinsteiger plays FIFA 17 with Ander Herrera; doesn't pick himself in the squad
Schweinsteiger took part in a FIFA 17 session with fellow United midfielder Ander Herrera for MUTV.
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5 greatest Champions League quarter-finals of all time
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Reports: Manchester United star agrees move to MLS
Reports: Manchester United star agrees move to MLS
He still has a year left in his Manchester United contract but is heading to MLS in the summer
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Top 10 Germans to have played in the English Premier League
The Germans have been one of the elite footballing nations and several of their players have proven to be invaluable for several PL sides.
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5 best moments of the week from European football
It's all about the cup competitions in England while a few mouth-watering clashes from Spain and France have also made their way.
Liam's Corner: Arsenal need Welbeck; Klopp's embarrassment and Mourinho's squad depth
Liam's Corner: Arsenal need Welbeck; Klopp's embarrassment and Mourinho's squad depth
A round-up of the major talking points of the FA Cup.
FA Cup 2016/17: Manchester United 4-0 Wigan Athletic, Player Ratings
FA Cup 2016/17: Manchester United 4-0 Wigan Athletic, Player Ratings
Manchester United cruised to a 4-0 victory over Wigan in the fourth round of the FA Cup.
FA Cup 2016/17: Manchester United 4-0 Wigan Atheltic - 5 Talking Points
FA Cup 2016/17: Manchester United 4-0 Wigan Atheltic - 5 Talking Points
Manchester United cruise to victory after a shaky first half.
Twitter reacts to Bastian Schweinsteiger scoring for Manchester United in a 4-0 win over Wigan
Twitter reacts to Bastian Schweinsteiger scoring for Manchester United in a 4-0 win over Wigan
The German scored on his first start for Manchester United under Jose Mourinho
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