On Tuesday (Aug. 28), FloSports will carry German soccer legend Bastian Schweinsteiger’s testimonial match and live stream to U.S. audiences the highly anticipated exhibition match between the Chicago Fire and FC Bayern Munich on FloLive.tv. The game will be played at Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany, in a tribute to the former captain of the German national team. Kickoff is at 1:30 PM CT (8:30 PM local time in Munich).
Fans can now gain access the match with a one-month FloLive subscription ($9.99). CLICK HERE to access the FloLive subscription page. After creating a unique username and password, fans will be able to submit their method of payment to access FloLive's PRO-level content, including the Schweinsteiger tribute match via desktop and mobile browsers.
Fans also are invited to attend the official Chicago Watch Party at Heineken Pub97.
Below is a complete list of international broadcast rights-holders for Tuesday's tribute match. Note: The Facebook Live stream at ServusBasti.com is expected to be geoblocked in countries where an official media rightsholder (including FloSports) is listed.
The official testimonial match for Schweinsteiger will see the 2014 FIFA World Cup champion play the first half for his current team, the Chicago Fire, and the second half for his former team, Bayern Munich.
- More Coverage: Chicago-Fire.com/Munich
“I am very excited for all the participants in my upcoming farewell match,” Schweinsteiger said, via a FloSports press release. “Thanks to the Chicago Fire, FC Bayern, soccer fans around the world, and FloSports, for being a part of this unique format to celebrate the sport of soccer and the end of my career. It’s been a fun ride and I’m looking forward to this magnificent send-off.”
For more information on streaming the testimonial, visit www.FloSports.tv.