Bastian Schweinsteiger announces retirement from football

Bastian Schweinsteiger has announced his retirement from soccer.
The 35-year-old played with 121 times and scored 24 goals for Germany later making his debut as a 19-year-old at 2004, and was part of the squad which won the World Cup in 2014.
For Bayern Munich, Schweinsteiger and 500 occasions played with at club level, where he won the Champions League, seven German Cup titles and eight Bundesliga names at 2013.
The midfielder transferred to Manchester United at 2015 from Bayern Munich, prior to signing for Chicago Fire in 2017, in which he won the League Cup and the FA Cup.
In a declaration on his own Twitter accounts, Schweinsteiger stated:Dear fans, the time has come, and I will be finishing my busy career in the conclusion of this year.
I would to thank both my teams FC Bayern, Manchester United, Chicago Fire and the German national group.
You created this unbelievable time possible for me! And of course, I would love to thank my family for their service along with my wife Ana Ivanovic.
Saying goodbye as an active player makes me feel a little nostalgic, but I am also looking forward to the exciting challenges that await me shortly.
I shall stay loyal to football. Many thanks to the time we spent with them, I will always have a special place for you in my heart! Yours, Basti.

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