Tuesday's big announcement of the Chicago Fire's acquisition of Bastian Schweinsteiger looks to bode well not only for the midfield depth of Veljko Paunovic's 2017 squad, but also for fans looking for another member of the Men In Red to engage with directly on social media.
Along with a 23 domestic and international cup wins over the course of his career, the former German National Team, Manchester United, and Bayern Munich midfielder also brings a massive social following with him to the Windy City. In fact, he becomes the second-most followed Chicago athlete on Twitter (3.98 million followers) behind only Dwyane Wade of the Chicago Bulls (6.48 million). With almost 22 million combined followers across Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, Schweinsteiger is among the most followed athletes in the world.
Give him a follow on Twitter: @BSchweinsteiger
On our way to London by train! pic.twitter.com/IM7kFBZqWn— Basti Schweinsteiger (@BSchweinsteiger) February 25, 2017
On Instagram: @BastianSchweinsteiger
And on Facebook! Bastian Schweinsteiger
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