Bastian Schweinsteiger announces retirement from football

Bastian Schweinsteiger has announced his retirement.
The 35-year-old played 121 times and scored 24 goals for Germany after making his debut and was part of the group that won the World Cup.
For Bayern Munich, Schweinsteiger and 500 times played with at club level, at which he won seven German Cup titles eight Bundesliga titles and the Champions League in 2013.
The midfielder transferred to Manchester United in 2015, before signing for Chicago Fire in 2017, at which he won the FA Cup and the League Cup.
In a statement on his own Twitter account, Schweinsteiger said:Dear fans, the time has now come, and I will be finishing my active career at the conclusion of this season.
I would like to thank both you and my teams FC Bayern, Manchester United, Chicago Fire and the German national group.
You created this incredible time possible for me personally! And needless to say, Id like to thank my family for their service along with my wife Ana Ivanovic.
Saying goodbye as a active player makes me feel a little nostalgic, but I am also excited about the exciting challenges that await me soon.
I will stay faithful to soccer. A lot of thanks for the time we spent with them, I will always have a spot for you! Yours, Basti.

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