Bastian Schweinsteiger: Ex-Man Utd midfielder scores on MLS debut

Bastian Schweinsteiger
Bastian Schweinsteiger scored two goals in 35 games for Manchester United

Former Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger scored just 17 minutes into his Major League Soccer debut for Chicago Fire.

Schweinsteiger headed in the opener from David Accam's cross in his side's 2-2 draw against Montreal Impact.

The German World Cup winner, 32, moved to the United States on a free transfer from the Red Devils last month.

After the move, manager Jose Mourinho apologised for the way he treated the ex-Bayern Munich player this season.

Schweinsteiger, who was signed by the Old Trafford club under former boss Louis van Gaal in July 2015, trained alone or with the Under-23 side at United after Mourinho took over as manager last summer.

He returned to the first-team set-up before a Europa League game against Fenerbahce in November and played his last game as a substitute against Saint-Etienne in the Europa League on 22 February.

Schweinsteiger played the full 90 minutes on his home debut Chicago Fire play next on 8 April against Columbus Crew.

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