Bastian Schweinsteiger

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Bastian Schweinsteiger
Personal information
Full name Bastian Schweinsteiger
Date of birth 1 August 1984 (1984-08-01) (age 29)
Place of birth Kolbermoor, Bavaria, West Germany
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Bayern Munich
Number 31
Youth career
-1992
1992-1998
1998-2002
FV Oberaudorf
TSV 1860 Rosenheim
Bayern München
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002- Bayern Munich
National team
2004- Germany
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Bastian Schweinsteiger (born 1 August 1984, in Kolbermoor, Germany) is a German football player. He plays as midfielder for Bayern Munich and the Germany national team. He has a brother, Tobias, who is also a footballer and is playing for Unterhaching in the third German league.

Career[change | edit source]

Club[change | edit source]

Schweinsteiger signed with Bayern Munich as a youth team player on 1 July 1998 and soon was successful with the youth teams and the second team. He made his debut in the first team as substitute in an UEFA Championsleague match versus RC Lens in November 2002. onla a short time later he signed a professional contract for the first team. He shot his first Bayern goal against VfL Wolfsburg in September 2003.

At the beginning of the 2005/06 season he was sent back to the second team but soon came back. Over the next three seasons, up until the end of 2007–08, Schweinsteiger made 135 appearances in all competitions for Bayern Munich (UEFA Champions League, Bundesliga and German Cup), scoring 10 goals. In December 2010, he prolonged his contract with Bayern until 2016.

International[change | edit source]

Bastian Schweinsteiger made his international debut in 2004 in a friendly against Hungary. Since that time he played regularly in the German football national team. He was member of the Euro 2004 and 2008 - and World Cup 2006 and 2010 squads.

International goals[change | edit source]

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Club career statistics[change | edit source]

Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Germany League DFB-Pokal Europe Total
2002/03 Bayern Munich Bundesliga 14 0 1 2 1 0 16 2
2003/04 26 4 3 0 3 0 32 4
2004/05 26 3 5 0 7 1 38 4
2005/06 30 3 4 0 7 0 41 3
2006/07 27 4 3 0 8 2 38 6
2007/08 30 1 4 0 12 0 46 1
2008/09 31 5 4 2 9 2 44 9
2009/10
Country Germany 184 20 24 4 47 5 255 29
Total 184 20 24 4 47 5 255 29

International career statistics[change | edit source]

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Germany national team
Year Apps Goals
2004 10 0
2005 14 4
2006 18 9
2007 6 0
2008 15 4
2009 10 2
2010 12 2
2011 6 2
2012 7 0
2013 3 0
2014 1 0
Total 101 23

Honours[change | edit source]

Club[change | edit source]

Bayern Munich Junior Team
Bayern Munich II
Bayern Munich

International[change | edit source]

Germany

Individual[change | edit source]

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