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FC Bayern to stage testimonial match for Bastian Schweinsteiger

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On Tuesday 28 August 2018 a Bayern Munich great will return to the Allianz Arena:

Bastian Schweinsteiger will officially say farewell to FC Bayern and the club’s fans with a match against his current club Chicago Fire, the club have announced.

“I’m really looking forward to walking back out at the Allianz Arena and hopefully
meeting lots of fans who’ve been there since the start of my career, I’m especially looking forward to seeing the fans on the
south terrace, as we’ve always had a great relationship”. Schweinsteiger said.

Schweinsteiger joined the Bayern academy aged 13 and spent a total of 17 years with Germany’s record champions, winning a host of trophies including the German title eight times, the DFB Cup seven times and the German Supercup twice. The highpoint of his club career was the unforgettable victory in the Champions League and the unique treble in 2013, in which Schweinsteiger played a vital role as vice-captain. The
the crowning glory of his career came in Rio de Janeiro in 2014, where he became a World Cup winner as Germany vice-captain.

In 2015 Bastian Schweinsteiger sought a new challenge in England and signed for Manchester United where he won the FA Cup in 2016. He has been with his current club
Chicago Fire in the USA since 2017.

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