Philipp Lahm is one of the greatest players Bayern Munich has ever seen

This coming summer marks the end of an era at Bayern Munich.Philipp Lahm, Bayern’s captain and longest tenured player, confirmed on Tuesday that he will forego the final year of his contract and call it a career at the end of the season. Lahm also turned down a chance to be the club’s next sporting director in the offseason as his bosses had hoped, though the expectation remains...
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Bastian Schweinsteiger makes his return, but questions about his future remain

On November 30, in an EFL Cup match against West Ham United, Bastian Schweinsteiger stepped onto the field at Old Trafford for the first time since March. Although Jose Mourinho was technically suspended, it is the first appearance for the German under Mourinho. The brief stint in the cup didn’t give Schweinsteiger much time to make an impact, but it certainly opened the door to...
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Bastian Schweinsteiger stands firm in Jose Mourinho stalemate

On Friday, after a preseason being told he was unwanted, Bastian Schweinsteiger found himself in Jose Mourinho’s 25-man Premier League squad at Manchester United for the upcoming 2016 season. Sadly, any hope that this was a turning in Mourinho’s opinion on Schweinsteiger was short-lived with the announcement of Manchester United’s 23-man Europa League squad. The German did...
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September 03, 2016  |  Discuss

For Bastian Schweinsteiger, Manchester United his “Last Club in Europe”

A year ago, German captain and Bayern Munich legend Bastian Schweinsteiger decided it was time for a new challenge, moving to Manchester United in the Premiere League. Then 31 years old, the transfer seemed to make a lot of sense, as United lacked someone of his experience and quality in the club. As the club aimed for glory domestically and in the Champions League, Schweinsteiger...
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August 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Bastian Schweinsteiger, Germany’s emotional leader, leaves legacy in international retirement

It’s impossible to argue that Bastian Schweinsteiger’s biggest moment for his country wasn’t lifting the World Cup in 2014. The image of Schweinsteiger heading to the sidelines, blood streaming down his face will not be forgotten anytime soon. In some ways, it’s the indelible image of that final, along with Mario Götze’s goal and Phillip Lahm hoisting the trophy. But...
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August 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Bastian Schweinsteiger Retires from International Soccer

Earlier today, Manchester United midfielder and German international Bastian Schweinsteiger retired from international soccer. Nearly a month after their European Championship defeat at the hands of France in the semifinals, Schweinsteiger is hanging up his international boots at the age of 31. Named captain of Germany in 2014 after the World Cup, Schweinsteiger boasts one of the...
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July 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Schweinsteiger ruled out of Germany's friendlies vs. England, Italy

BERLIN --Bastian Schweinsteiger has been ruled out of Germany's friendlies against England and Italy after injuring his right knee in team training.The Manchester United midfielder was traveling to Munich on Wednesday for an MRI by team doctor Hans-Wilhelm Mueller-Wohlfahrt. He was hurt toward the end of Tuesday's training.''It happened at the end of the training session, without...
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March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

FA charge Schweinsteiger for elbow on West Ham's Winston Reid

Bastian Schweinsteiger has been charged with violent conduct by the Football Association for an alleged elbow on Winston Reid in Manchester United's goalless draw against West Ham.Schweinsteiger stuck out his left arm and caught Reid in the throat as both players jostled for position in the build-up to a first-half free-kick. Referee Mark Clattenburg spoke to both players to calm...
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December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Bastian Schweinsteiger mulls lawsuit over Nazi doll likeness

Like most people, Bastian Schweinsteiger doesn’t want to look or dress like a Nazi. Schweinsteiger is considering whether to sue a Hong Kong toy manufacturer for producing a doll of a Nazi-soldier doll that bears both his likeness and name, according to the BBC. “The Manchester United midfielder’s management company put the matter into the hands of their German-based lawyers...
October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Schweinsteiger: Manchester United can win Champions League

Bastian Schweinsteiger insists that Manchester United are capable of winning the Champions League and says he feels "very comfortable" at Old Trafford. The German scored the last time Old Trafford hosted a game in Europe's premier club competition - against United in a 1-1 draw with Bayern Munich in 2014 - and he believes the Red Devils should fear no one on their home turf. "I remember...
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September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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