Bastian Schweinsteiger is one of the most successful footballers to come out of Germany. He is part of the generational talents that have made the mark across Europe and also leading their country to glory at the World Cup.
He is a top professional that has earned him the name by playing for so long that he has made good money from endorsements and salaries. That is why Bastian Schweinsteiger’s net worth will always be on the rise as he has invested after making so much during his best playing days.
It will be interesting to look at what Bastian Schweinsteiger’s net worth really is and how he got to achieve so much.
Bastian Schweinsteiger net worth
Bastian Schweinsteiger plays professional football majorly at his home country club, Bayern Munich where he won the majority of his trophies and awards. Bastian Schweinsteiger’s net worth is estimated to be in the region of $80 million.
This is majorly made up of earning during his Bayern Munich days where he became one of the most integral players in their team before moving elsewhere. He was so integral to the team that he played in different positions for the team but his major position was playing as a central midfielder.
After he decided to the German club, he joined Manchester United before moving to the MLS to play for the Chicago Fire. Bastian Schweinsteiger’s net worth is also made up of earning from his playing days as a member of the national team where he excelled and was a key member of the squad that won the 2014 World Cup.
He made 121 appearances for the national team after making his debut in June 2004 and was part of all the international tournaments Germany went for from the 2004 Euros till he retired in 2016 after Euro 2016.
It is important to look at Bastian Schweinsteiger’s career to understand why he has a net worth of $80 million. For a player that spent 17 years at Bayern Munich and played 500 games for the club, he must have not just only been good but extremely good for the club. Within those years of playing for the club, he showed he could excel in multiple positions.
This made it easy for him to always guaranty his shirt in the starting eleven under all the managers he played. That also made it easy for the club to keep renewing his deals every time and each time, it was an improved deal from the previous one with better earnings which adds up to his net worth.
During his playing days for Bayern Munich, he won several trophies which include seven Bundesliga titles, seven DFB-Pokal and the UEFA Champions League in 2013.
Bastian Schweinsteiger decided to move abroad to play for Manchester United and become the first German to play for the first team of the English giant. His two years spell at Old Trafford might not be the best in his career but he was able to get a very good deal before leaving and signed some endorsements deals and appeared in several promotional ads for the club.
He was able to get a salary that is in the region of $14 million per annum. This was an amount that could last him while playing and beyond. Meanwhile, he had endorsement deals with Adidas that generate extra income which adds to his net worth. He has appeared in sponsored ads for Adidas and he is one of their renowned athletes during his playing days.
Bastian Schweinsteiger age
Bastian Schweinsteiger was born the 1st of August 1984 which makes him 36 years old. Out of that 36 years on earth, he served Bayern Munich for 17 years which was more than half of his career. He was a loyal servant to the Bavarian.
Being born within that period also made him part of the golden generation of the German football that were all groom from the under 21s to lead the country to their next world cup and he made a crucial role in ensuring Germany won the 2014 World Cup.
Bastian Schweinsteiger baby
Bastian Schweinsteiger is married and has two sons. The first was given birth to on the 17th of March 2018 and was named Luka Schweinsteiger while the second son was born on the 20th of August 2019 but the name was not disclosed to the general public.
It is expected that majority of Schweinsteiger net worth will be left for his family and his sons will be a big stakeholder in all of it.
Bastian Schweinsteiger is married to a famous former tennis player, Ana Ivanovic. This is after they two have dated for two years. Their relationship started in 2014 before they officially tie the knot in 2016. Ivanovic is also a very successful woman in her place.
She is a former world number one tennis player. A position she held for twelve weeks. She has a grand slam to her name, the French Open which she won in 2008.
She also finished as runners up in 2007 at the French Open and 2008 at the Australian Open. Ana Ivanovic net worth is also estimated to be $16 million. This is not in addition to Bastian Schweinsteiger net worth which is $80 million.
Bastian Schweinsteiger biography
Bastian Schweinsteiger is a German footballer born in the city of Kolbermoor in Western Germany on 1 August 1984. He has played across clubs in Europe from Bayern Munich to Manchester United before moving to America. He is born into a family of sport men.
He has a brother that plays football, Tobias Schweinsteiger. His father is Alfred Schweinsteiger and mother is Monika Schweinsteiger. It is known that he started training at the very early age of three with FV Oberaudorf before joining the Bayern academy at the age of 14.
Bastian Schweinsteiger tattoo
For a very long time, Bastian Schweinsteiger was not pictured having a tattoo on his body but later in his career, when he started growing bigger and became an established player, there was a picture of a large tattoo on his right arm.
Many has attributed it to cover for an operation he had on his arm when he had an injury. Whatever it is, Schweinsteiger looks cool with it and for a player that has a net worth of over $80 million, he could do anything he wants.