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Chicago Tribune | Schweinsteiger Begins his Chicago Odyssey

Chicago Fire midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger was the subject of a lengthy Chicago Tribune profile on Friday courtesy of the newspaper's Rich Campbell. In the feature, Campbell details the German legend's arrival and potential impact stateside, while adding thoughts from those who have known and played with Schweinsteiger throughout his career.

"Those who have moved to Chicago for a new job know the best way to experience the city in those early days is to walk through it. To be dwarfed by its awesome skyscrapers. To absorb the nuances of different neighborhoods. To feel the energy of people along the river and in restaurants and on the sidewalks.

Bastian Schweinsteiger has often craned his neck strolling through downtown since arriving March 28. The German soccer superstar can afford to because he hasn't constantly been recognized and stopped. He can succumb to the magnetic pull from above."

Read the full article at Chicagotribune.com.

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