Ex-Germany midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger will continue his career in MLS.
2015 Schweinsteiger played in “Manchester United”, but was not able to leave a significant trace in the history of the “Red devils”. Award-winning German leaves England and goes in the footsteps of David Beckham, Thierry Henry, Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard and other stars of European football.
According to the “Chicago Tribune”, Schweinsteiger agreed with the club MLS “Chicago fire” a contract according to the scheme “1+1”. In the US, the former midfielder of “Bavaria” will make $ 4.5 million per year, making it one of the highest paid players of the championship.
Schweinsteiger will join his new club early next week. Information about the approximate date of his debut in the U.S. yet.
“Throughout my career I always looked for options where would my appearance could have a positive effect where I could help to achieve something serious. In this respect, my move to “Chicago fire” is no different from the others.
After conversations with General Manager Nelson Rodriguez and head coach Veljko Paunović, I was convinced that the club has a vision, a project, and I want to help them with this project”, – quotes the words of Schweinsteiger American press.
Bastian Schweinsteiger at club level, took the Champions League, won the UEFA super Cup won club world championship and eight times winner of the Bundesliga. In the German national team a graduate of the “Bavaria” in 2014-m to year became the world champion.
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