Bastian Schweinsteiger’s Shinpads Have Definitely Seen Better Days… (Photo)

Chris Wright

3rd, July 2014


By Chris Wright

Before Monday evening’s last-16 World Cup tie between Germany and Algeria, Getty Images released a slew of photographs of both sides’ respective dressing rooms with the players’ kits and gear laid out neatly awaiting for their arrival.

While perusing the photos diligently, we couldn’t help but notice the state of Bastian Schweinsteiger’s shinpads…

Masking tape and biro? Come on Bastian, splash out on a new pair, son. You must have a few quid going spare!

While we’re on the subject, we also learned that Miroslav Klose’s custom shinnies look like he got them printed up at the Asda 24hr photo counter…

No need to thank Pies for this intriguing insight into the machinations of the Germany World Cup campaign – just forward your envelopes stuffed full of cash to us at the usual address…

(Spotted by Back Page Football)