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Top 5 career-defining moments for Bastian Schweinsteiger

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3.- Representing Germany in a World Cup.

This happened when Germany played the 2006 FIFA World Cup as the tournament’s hosts, the coach at the time was Jurgen Klinsmann.

Bastian was still playing his forward position, and he had a few good moments with Germany before that summer.

However, Bastian became a star after his performance in the tournament.

His most memorable match was against Portugal in the game for the competition’s third place, where he scored an impressive brace.

But that was nothing compared to what was in store for the midfielder, as he was one of Germany’s leaders in the 2014 edition.