Who is Bastian Schweinsteiger?
Bastian Schweinsteiger is a German former professional footballer who represents Germany in the national club and played as a central midfielder. At the starting of his career, he used to play as a wide midfielder but is regarded as the best central midfielder. In 1998, he started his career and played on the behalf of Bayern Munich football club as a youth team player and spent 17 seasons at Bayer Munich until 2015 and played for Manchester United in 2015 to 2017 and Chicago fire from 2017 to 2019. Likewise, he started his international career by playing his debut Euro Cup in 2004. Overall, Schweinsteiger has played national team tournaments from 2004 to 2016 and was awarded the highest sports award in Germany.
|Full Name||Bastian Schweinsteiger|
|Birth Date||August 1, 1984|
|Birth Place||Kolbermoor, West Germany|
|Age||36 years old|
|Height||6 feet and 1 inch (183cm/1.83m)|
|Weight||79 kg (174lbs)|
|Body Measurement||42-31-14 inches|
|Net Worth||$80 million|
Bastian was born on August 1, 1984, with the name Bastian Schweinsteiger in Kolbermoor, West Germany. He is the son of father Alfred Schweinsteiger and mother Monika Schweinsteiger. Bastian grew alongside his brother named Tobias Schweinsteiger. He is currently 36 years old with Leo star sign.
Nationality and Physical Stats
Bastian Schweinsteiger was born in Germany, hence holds the nationality of the same country. Besides, he stands 6 feet and 1 inch (183cm/1.83m) tall and weighs around 79 kg (174lbs). He has a slim body type measuring 42-31-14 inches respectively. He has a pair of green-colored eyes with dark blonde hair color.
Early Life/ Education
John Terry studied at Eastbury Community School in London. Then he played as a midfielder for West Ham United football club during his youth time. He then professionally began his career after he completed his schooling education.
Bastian Schweinsteiger previously dated model Sarah Brandner for seven years. He then dated a Serbian tennis player named Ana Ivanovic in 2014 and they tied the knot on 12 July 2016. This couple now has two sons the elder one Luka who was born on 17 March 2018 in Chicago, and an unnamed baby to the internet who was born on 30 August 2019.
Bastian Schweinsteiger is quite active in all his social media handles. His Instagram account (@bastianschweinsteiger) has more than 10 million followers. His Facebook page has more than 8.8M likes and 8.7 followers. Also, he goes with (@BSchweinsteiger) in his Twitter account with 3.9M followers.
Football club career
Bastian Schweinsteiger entered football as a youth player in the Bayern Munich football club. He also became one of the youngest players to play the UEFA Champions League. Till 2002 to 2008, he played for many seasons appearing in 135 matches with 10 goals. He then made his first Bundesliga goal for the new season 2008 which made him extend his contract. Likewise, throughout his Bayern Munich club journey till 2015 he has made an appearance in 324 matches with a total 45 number of scores. Manchester United then signed him.
Initially, his jersey number was 23 but later it became 31. His pre-season debut match for Manchester United was in a friendly match against Club América in 2015. He was also banned from playing three games in 2015 for striking Winston Reid’s throat his fellow component from West Ham United club. During his Manchester’s career span he scored only 1 goal when he appeared in 18 games. Chicago Fire traded him on 21March 2017. His first match for Chicago Fire was against Montreal Impact where they had a draw of 2-2. Though the contract was for one year only but due to his best performance his contract was extended till 2019. He made an overall of 8 goals for this team with an 85 match appearance.
Bastian Schweinsteiger made his first international debut match in June 2004 and took his retirement from international football in 2016. Initially, he made his debut match in Euro 2004 where he led the opening goal for his teammate Michael Ballack and Germany won by 2–1 against the Czech Republic. His next international match was Euro 2008 where he made two goals in the qualifiers round. One of his biggest achievement in his international career was in the 2014 FIFA world cup, he made appeared in 5 game matches and won the World Cup final for Germany. Overall, before his retirement, he has made an appearance in 120 international matches by scoring 24 goals.
Bastian Schweinsteiger has been awarded many important titles and honors for his outstanding performance in his whole career. In the years 2006, 2010, and 2014, he has received an honor of the highest sports award in Germany named Silbernes Lorbeerblatt. He also was among the Germany national team Player of the Year in 2010.
Bastian Schweinsteiger is an amazing former football player who is known worldwide. His net worth of 2020 is over $80 million.