Bastian Schweinsteiger (l.) remains good friends with German Olympic skier Felix Neureuther
Bastian Schweinsteiger (l.) remains good friends with German Olympic skier Felix Neureuther
Bundesliga

Off the ball

Munich - Off the Ball, bundesliga.com's weekday feature, casts an eye over some of the offbeat and occasionally controversial tales to have emerged from Germany's top-flight sides.

Today we get an insight into just how good a child skier FC Bayern München midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger really was, catch up on a reunion of sorts at Bayer 04 Leverkusen and wish many happy returns to Borussia Dortmund's club captain.

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