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:
Awesome move by the Fire and Basti Schweinsteiger! Welcome to MLS Basti !😀 https://t.co/w2eU5WxA75— Jürgen Klinsmann (@J_Klinsmann) March 21, 2017
All the best SCHNACK Hope you enjoy the next chapter of your journey mate 🤘🏾 pic.twitter.com/O1A8bIsMyX— Ashley Young (@youngy18) March 21, 2017
Oh Giorgio Armani all the best for your new challenge and thanks for your advices and your good mood @BSchweinsteiger— Anthony Martial (@AnthonyMartial) March 21, 2017
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