Bastian Schweinsteiger

1 week ago
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Fire have re-signed Bastian Schweinsteiger as a designated player for 2019, keeping the German star for at least one more season.
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1 week ago
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Fire have re-signed Bastian Schweinsteiger as a designated player for 2019, keeping the German star for at least one more season. The team announced the deal on Wednesday. Schweinsteiger earned $6.1 million last season, according to the MLS players union. In a statement, Schweinsteiger insists Chicago can win a championship and says "let's raise a trophy." The 34-year-old midfielder has seven goals and 12 assists in 55 regular-season games over two seasons with the Fire. A World Cup champion with Germany in 2014, Schweinsteiger helped the Fire reach the playoffs after joining them in 2017. But Chicago finished with eight wins, 18 losses and eight draws this
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2 weeks ago
<img style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" src="http://a.espncdn.com/combiner/i/?img=/photo/2018/1128/r470027_1296x729_16-9.jpg&amp;w=100&amp;h=80&amp;scale=crop&amp;site=espnfc" />Bastian Schweinsteiger has spent the past two seasons in Chicago. Bastian Schweinsteiger has signed a one-year contract to remain with the Chicago Fire, the club announced on Wednesday. Schweinsteiger, 34, has spent the past two seasons with Chicago, making 61 league and cup appearances, scoring seven goals. While financial details weren't disclosed, he will remain a Designated Player in 2019. MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER WATCH ON ESPN+ ESPN+: Moreno on Atlanta's dominance ESPN FC TV has all the latest MLS playoff action and debate. Watch anytime, anywhere by subscribing to ESPN+ Why are LA Galaxy, MLS's most decorated club, such a mess? No one has more MLS Cups than LA Galaxy, but for the second straight year, they've missed the playoffs. What's plaguing MLS&...
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2 weeks ago
Jeff Carlisle covers MLS and the U.S. national team for ESPN FC. Bastian Schweinsteiger has signed a one-year contract to remain with the Chicago Fire, the club announced on Wednesday. Schweinsteiger, 34, has spent the past two seasons with Chicago, making 61 league and cup appearances and scoring seven goals. While financial details were not disclosed, he will remain a Designated Player in 2019. "Let's raise a trophy. I believe in this club and I believe that we can be champions," Schweinsteiger said. "This American journey has been very special for me and my family. I love being a part of the Chicago Fire, and we appreciate how the city has embraced us with open arms." Schweinsteiger made an
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October 31st, 2018
<img style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;" src="http://a.espncdn.com/combiner/i/?img=/photo/2018/1030/r455228_1296x729_16-9.jpg&amp;w=100&amp;h=80&amp;scale=crop&amp;site=espnfc" />Antoine Griezmann sits down exclusively with ESPN's Martin Ainstein to discuss his love for American sports and his hopes of finishing his career in MLS. Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann told ESPN FC he would like to follow in the footsteps of several top European players and end his career by playing in MLS. A number of players, including David Beckham, Thierry Henry, Andrea Pirlo, Kaka and Didier Drogba, and more recently Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Wayne Rooney and Bastian Schweinsteiger, have linked up with clubs in the United States in the final years of their career. Griezmann, 27, is under contract with Atletico through June 2022, when he...
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October 7th, 2018
Former England captain Wayne Rooney scored two goals as D.C. United rallied in the second half to beat the Chicago Fire 2-1 and keep their MLS Cup playoff push going. A Fire side featuring Rooney's former Manchester United teammate Bastian Schweinsteiger saw their post-season hopes extinguished long ago, but had visions of a spoiler's role when Raheem Edwards put them up 1-0 in the 51st minute with a fine solo run and finish from inside the penalty area. With a potentially damaging home defeat looming United responded.
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October 7th, 2018
Wayne Rooney has made a “huge impact” at D.C. United since trading life in the Premier League for that in MLS, says former Manchester United team-mate Bastian Schweinsteiger. Rooney is now chasing down a spot in the 2018 MLS Cup Playoffs, with Schweinsteiger talking up the forward's form ahead of Sunday's reunion. World Cup winner Schweinsteiger, who spent the best part of two years alongside Rooney at Old Trafford before making his own MLS move, added: “He’s a great player.
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