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Twitter Can’t Understand How Bastian Schweinsteiger Has Made the Germany Squad

Twitter Can’t Understand How Bastian Schweinsteiger Has Made the Germany Squad

Bastian Schweinsteiger has been named in Joachim Loew’s provisional EURO 2016 squad… but nobody is quite sure why.

The former Bayern Munich star has made just 18 appearances for Manchester United this season and after he picked up a knee injury in March, it looked unlikely Schweinsteiger would make the cut.

However, Loew appears ready to give his captain every chance to prove his fitness ahead of the competition which kicks off on June 10 as hosts France take on Romania.

And while Schweinsteiger is one of the most decorated players in the squad – having won eight Bundesliga titles, seven German Cups and the World Cup in 2014 – Twitter didn’t understand how a player in such poor form could be involved.

Schweinsteiger’s critics focused on his injury, his lack of pace and how the Germany manager would find any excuse to include one of his favourite players:

 

Premier League stars Mesut Ozil and Emre Can were also included in Loew’s provisional squad, as the world champions look to extend their success.

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