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VIDEO: Schweinsteiger has a goal on his MLS debut

Montreal Impact v Chicago Fire

BRIDGEVIEW, IL - APRIL 01: Bastian Schweinsteiger #31 of Chicago Fire warms up before an MLS match against the Montreal Impact at Toyota Park on April 1, 2017 in Bridgeview, Illinois. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

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Bastian Schweinsteiger wasn’t signed to spearhead the Chicago Fire attack — not in the slightest — but the newly minted Designated Player marked his MLS debut with a goal after 17 minutes anyway (below video).

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Unable to believe the space he was given at the back post, the 32-year-old World Cup winner is already halfway to equalling his haul of goals while at Manchester United (two in 35 games), again, just 17 minutes into his MLS adventure.

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Through 30 minutes, Schweinsteiger looks exceptionally fine in terms of keeping up with the pace and physical demands of MLS. Do check back in June, July and August, though.

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