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Schweinsteiger voted captain of All-Star team to face Real Madrid.

Chicago Fire midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger will captain the MLS All-Star side that takes on Real Madrid after winning a fans’ vote.The 32 year old ex-Bayern and Manchester United midfielder will line up alongside Tim Howard, Michael Bradley, Kaka, David Villa and other superstars from the Major League Soccer to face European champions Real Madrid on Aug. 2.In a video of appreciation he posted on his Instagram page, Schweinsteiger said: “Hello fans, I want to say thank you for voting me for the MLS All-Star game and also for voting me to be captain for that match. It means a lot for me.“It’s a big match against Real Madrid, I’m really looking forward to it and I hope you’re going to see us in one week at Soldier’s Field.”The former Germany international has been an important player for his MLS side Chicago Fire since joining from Manchester United in March, scoring two goals and assisting five more in 16 regular season appearances.He will be alongside on the All-Star his Chicago Fire coach Veljko Paunovic and teammates Dax McCarty, Nemanja Nikolic and Johan Kappelhof, all of who the midfielder plays regularly with.

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