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Bastian Schweinsteiger scores for Bayern Munich in testimonial against current club Chicago Fire

BASTIAN Schweinsteiger scored on his emotional return to Bayern Munich on Tuesday night.

The 34-year-old German football icon played in his testimonial against current team Chicago Fire at a packed Allianz Arena.

 Bastian Schweinsteiger celebrated his glittering career with a testimonial on Tuesday
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Bastian Schweinsteiger celebrated his glittering career with a testimonial on Tuesday
 Bastian Schweinsteiger gave an emotional address to fans at a packed Allianz Arena
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Bastian Schweinsteiger gave an emotional address to fans at a packed Allianz Arena

Bayern Munich legend Bastian Schweinsteiger given rapturous welcome on return at testimonial with Chicago Fire

He was officially inducted into Bayern's hall of fame on Monday before hitting the target in a 4-0 win in Munich.

Schweinsteiger smashed home David Alaba's cross in the second half against the MLS side he currently plays for.

He played a half for each team on Tuesday night with Serge Gnabry, Sandro Wagner and Arjen Robben scoring the other goals.

The midfielder made 500 appearances for Bayern, winning 22 major honours including the Champions League in 2013.

 Bastian Schweinsteiger was joined by his tennis playing girlfriend Ana Ivanovic
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Bastian Schweinsteiger was joined by his tennis playing girlfriend Ana Ivanovic
 Ana Ivanovic joined Bastian Schweinsteiger on the pitch at Allianz Arena
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Ana Ivanovic joined Bastian Schweinsteiger on the pitch at Allianz Arena

He won 121 caps for Germany and lifted the World Cup in 2014 in Brazil.

An emotional Schweinsteiger said to the crowd: "I am one of you – and I will always be one of you.

"My past belongs only to Bayern and no one else."

He added: "I enjoyed every second. It was an honour to play again. I had to score. I'm really happy."

Bastian Schweinsteiger gears up for farewell Bayern Munich match

 Bastian Schweinsteiger scored for Bayern Munich in the clash with Chicago Fire
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Bastian Schweinsteiger scored for Bayern Munich in the clash with Chicago Fire
 The German legend also played for his current side Chicago Fire for the first half
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The German legend also played for his current side Chicago Fire for the first half

BASTIAN SCHWEINSTEIGER scored on his emotional return to Bayern Munich on Tuesday night.



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