Bastian Schweinsteiger is a German former professional footballer who usually played as a central midfielder. Earlier in his career, he primarily played as a wide midfielder.
Early Life & Career
Bastian Schweinsteiger was born in Kolbermoor, West Germany on August 1, 1984. He's been capped 101 times in national play, making his debut in 2004. Through those 101 matches, he's racked up 23 goals and 32 assists. He played on Bayern Munich II from 2002-2005, scoring twice in 33 appearances. In 2005, he joined Bayern Munich's primary team, and through the 2013-14 season, he had scored 63 goals in 473 appearances. With Bayern Munich, Schweinsteiger has won the Bundesliga in 2002-03, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2007-08, 2009-10, 2012-13, and 2013-14. He's won the DFB-Pokal in all of those years as well. He's also a UEFA Champions League winner (2012-13) and the UEFA Super Cup winner (in 2013). Internationally, Germany earned third place in both the 2006 and 2010 FIFA World Cup tournaments, and was runner-up in the 2008 UEFA European Football Championship. Individually, he made the ESM Team of the Year in 2013, and the FIFA World Cup All-Star Team in 2010. He was also named the Footballer of the Year in Germany in 2013.
Bastian Schweinsteiger is a German soccer player who has a net worth of $80 million. During his career Bastian Schweinsteiger has played midfielder for the Bundesliga club Bayern Munich, Manchester United, the German national team and most recently the Chicago Fire of the MLS.