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Bastian Schweinsteiger Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
Bastian Schweinsteiger was born on the 1st August 1984, in Kolbermoor, Bavaria, then West Germany, and is known for being a professional soccer player, who plays in the position of midfielder in the Major League Soccer team – Chicago Fire. Previously, he played for Bayern Munich and Manchester United, as well as for the the German national team. His professional playing career has been active since 2001.
So, have you ever wondered how rich Bastian Schweinsteiger is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Bastian counts the total size of his net worth at the impressive amount of $80 million, accumulated through his successful involvement in the sports industry as a professional soccer player.
Bastian Schweinsteiger Net Worth $80 Million
Bastian Schweinsteiger hails from a Roman Catholic family, and was raised with his older brother, Tobias Schweinsteiger, who is also known as a professional soccer player. Other information about his education and parents is unknown in the media.
Speaking about his career, Bastian’s playing career began in 1990, when he started playing soccer for the local team FV Oberaudorf, after which he played six years for TSV 1860 Rosenheim until 1998, when he signed a contract as youth team player with Bayern Munich. He made his debut in the game against RC Lens in 2002.
During the same season, he signed a professional contract with Bayern Munich, as previously he signed with Bayern Munich II in 2001, which marked the beginning of an increase of his net worth. In 2002 he played in 14 Bundesliga games, and in 2003 he appeared in more than 25 Bundesliga games and scored his first Bayern goal in the game against VfL Wolfsburg. In 2005, he was sent back to the reserve team, but in no time he returned and since then his career has only gone upwards as well as his net worth. From 2005 to 2008, he appeared in 135 games, scoring 10 goals, which led him to an extension of his contract until 2016. In the following years, he led the team to the 2012 UEFA Champions League Final, nd scored a goal in the game against Eintracht Frankfurt, which earned them the Bundesliga title. Thanks to his skills, Bastian was named the German player of the year in 2013. Two years later, he made his 500th appearance for the team, after which he was transferred to Manchester United.
Signing a contract over three years with Manchester United added a considerable amount to his net worth. His debut appearance with this team was in the game against Club América in 2015, and his debut in the Premier League came in the same year. When José Mourinho became the club’s new manager, he sent Bastian to train with the under-23 team, but he returned at the end of 2016, playing in the EFL Cup and in the FA Cup.
The new season Bastian began as a member of the MLS team Chicago Fire, and on the 1st April 2017, he made his debut for the team, scoring a goal in the game against Montreal Impact. His net worth is certainly still rising.
Additionally, Bastian has also had an international career, playing for the German national team, which increased his net worth by a large margin. Thanks to him, the team finished in third place at the FIFA Confederations Cup in 2005, they were runner-up at the UEFA European Football Championship in 2008, and won FIFA World Cup title in 2010. He finished his international career in 2016, after appearing in 120 games and scoring 24 goals.
When it comes to speak about his personal life, Bastian Schweinsteiger dated model Sarah Brandner from 2007 to 2014. Since July of 2016, he has been married to Ana Ivanovic, a professional tennis player from Serbia.