Bastian Schweinsteiger is a German former professional football player who played as a midfielder. He used to be a wide midfielder before he switched to the central midfield role. Bastian Schweinsteiger was born on August 1, 1984, and he is currently 39 years old.
He played for Bayern Munich for 17 seasons. Within the 17 seasons, he played a total of 500 matches and he was able to score 68 goals. Over the years, Bastian Schweinsteiger has been able to win a lot of honors for himself. It must also be noted that between 2004 and 2016, Bastian Schweinsteiger played for the German national team and he is Germany’s fourth most-capped player of all time.
He has played 121 times for the national team and has scored 24 times. Bastian Schweinsteiger was selected for four European Championships as well as three World Cups.
During the 2014 FIFA World Cup, he was considered one of the most important contributors in Germany’s victorious campaign.
Bastian Schweinsteiger became the captain of the German national team after Phillip Lahm had retired from international football on September 2, 2014. Bastian Schweinsteiger played his last match against Finland after which he also retired from international football. His last match was on August 31, 2016.He has been working as an on-air football analyst for German television broadcaster ARD and its weekend program, Sportschau.
Bastian Schweinsteiger is a Roman Catholic and he is known to his fans as Schweini or Basti. He has an elder brother, Tobias who is also a professional footballer. Bastian Schweinsteiger was in a relationship with model Sarah Brandner from 2007 until July 2014 and they lived in Munich.
He was also in a relationship with Serbian tennis player, Ana Ivanovich. They started dating in September 2014 and they got married on July 12, 2016 in Venice, Italy. They have two sons together and in February 2023, they announced that they were expecting their third child.
Bastian Schweinsteiger’s Family
Bastian Schweinsteiger is happily married to Serbian tennis player, Ana Ivanovich. Their first two children Luka and Leon were born in 2018 and 2019. The third child was born in May 2023. Bastian Schweinsteiger has a brother called Tobias who is also a professional football player. Details about the parents of Bastian Schweinsteiger are yet to be updated.