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Schweinsteiger to Chicago: How the soccer world reacted

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There was no shortage of love poured out for former German National Team captain and ex-Manchester United and Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger after his transfer to the Chicago Fire was formally announced in the wee hours of Tuesday morning.

Over the course of a 15-year club career and 121 matches played for the German National Team, Schweinsteiger has been a welcome presence among both his fans and fellow players alike. See how the soccer world reacted on social media following the announcement of his move to the Windy City below:

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