Former Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger hangs his boots

By Florence Ndung’u 

Former Germany, Manchester United and Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has retired.

The 35-year-old announced his decision two days after the end of the Major League Soccer season. At the time of his retirement, Bastian was playing for Chicago Fire, that finished 17th this season.

Schweinsteiger won the 2014 World Cup with Germany, as well as eight Bundesliga titles with Bayern.