Former Man United Midfielder Announces Retirement From Football

Former Manchester United and Bayern Munich Legend player Bastian Schweinsteiger has announced his retirement from the football scene.

The German hero spent most of his career playing for European giants Bayern Munich winning eight Bundesliga tittles, eight Geman super cup and one champions league tittle back in 2013. He managed over 300 appearances for Bayern and scoring  over 45 goals in his spell at the club.

His goal scoring ability extended to his national team where he netted 24 goals in 121 appearances. In 2014, he lead his team to win the FIFA World cup in Brazil, and who would forget the 7-2 goal thriller against host Brazil?

Bastian took wrote on his twitter account ”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 soon.”

However, his career was marked with injuries which saw him spending more time on the bench rather than on the pitch. Late 2015, Bastian moved to England where he made 18 appearances for Manchester United managing to bag an FA Cup and a League cup. In April 2017, the German ended his time at Manchester United and moved to USA side MLS where he made 85 appearances and scored eight goals.


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