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Bastian Schweinsteiger: Jose Mourinho Regrets Treatment of German Star at Old Trafford

By Paul Babyn The captain of German's 2014 World Cup winning team, Bastian Schweinsteiger arrived at the O'Hare International Airport, in Chicago, on Tuesday evening, to incredible scene. The ex-Manchester United midfielder walked through the airports international arrival terminal to a hilarious welcome. Over 500 fans were present, singing, chanting and waving flags to welcome the German football legend. This move by Chicago Fire for Schweinsteiger is probably the biggest
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Bastian Schweinsteiger: Is He The Next Big-Name MLS European Football Trailblazer?

After his stellar debut with the Chicago Fire, Bastian Schweinsteiger just may be the next big name to cross the pond over to MLS. Schweinsteiger, a former 2014 FIFA World Cup™ champion with his native Germany and 2013 UEFA Champions league winner with Bayern Munich before moving to Old Trafford on a three-year £6.5 million transfer ($8.09 million USD) after 17 years with the Reds. At Manchester United, Schweinsteiger tallied
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What Bastian Schweinsteiger Can Bring To The Chicago Fire

The MLS Cup playoffs have reached the Conference Finals, but that has not stopped the off-season rumors from starting up in a major way. Chicago Fire head coach Veljko Paunovic met with Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger during the past weekend about the German legend joining up with his side when the International transfer window opens in January. Schweinsteiger would bring one of the finest resumes in World Football to
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Robbie Rogers : Why Coming Out As A Gay Athlete Is Both Courageous And Brave

With the recent announcement by retired NBA player Jason Collins as gay, Robbie Rogers decided it was his turn. Rogers, who would retired from the U.S. Men’s National Team in February, would announce his homosexuality after being acquired via trade from the MLS Chicago Fire for Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Mike McGee. With more prominent athletes such as Britney Griner, the No. 1 pick in the WNBA Draft by the Phoenix
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Major League Soccer : Galaxy Trade Magee To Fire For Rogers

The Los Angeles Galaxy officially acquired midfielder Robbie Rogers today in a trade that sent midfielder Mike Magee to the Chicago Fire. The 26-year-old Rogers has had a standout MLS career, which includes winning the 2008 MLS Cup with the Columbus Crew. In that breakout 2008-2009 season, Rogers notched eight goals and two assists for the Crew. In addition, Rogers has had a solid career representing the United States National