Emotional: Bastian Schweinsteiger Struggles To Hold Back Tears Before, During And After Final Germany Game (Photos & Video)

Chris Wright

31st, August 2016

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Synonymous with the German national team for well over a decade, tonight saw Bastian Schweinsteiger make his 120th and final appearance for Die Mannschaft.

The veteran World Cup-winning midfielder announced last month that he was planning to bow out and did so tonight with a friendly against Finland.

On an emotional night for the entire German footballing sphere, Schweini did his damnedest to stave off the waterworks, but it didn’t take long for the dam to burst…

Here’s a bevvy of photos of the night’s festivities (Germany won 2-0, for the record) for you to be going on with…

Well played that man, well played indeed.

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  1. pfc pedja says:

    at the beginning, the home world cup 2006 i was not a fan of him. maybe coz of that blonde dyed hair plus as a bayern player, he seemed all but sympathic. he kept steadily growing as a player and as a person, became a true skipper. his appearence in the wc 2014 final – gladiator like. and finally he married a classy sports lady with ana ivanovic. big ups for that! best wishes to the man

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