Voted best German player in 2013, Bastian Schweinsteiger is distinguished by his technical abilities, the accuracy of his passes and his powerful shot. He organises the midfield for his club and for ‘Der Mannschaft.
|Full name||Bastian Schweinsteiger|
|Date of birth||01 August 1984|
|Place of birth||Kolbermoor, West Germany|
With the Bayern, Schweinsteiger has played more than 480 games (up to November 2014) and won seven Bundesliga titles (2002-03, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2007-08, 2009-10, 2012-13 and 2013-14), seven cups (2002-03, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2007-08, 2009-10, 2012-13 and 2013-14) and the Champions League in 2012-13 (runner-up in 2009-10 and 2011-12).
Schweinsteiger has earned over 100 caps for Germany and played in three World Cups – winning the trophy in 2014 and two third places as well as reaching the final of the European Championship in 2008.