Bastian Schweinsteiger & 5 Other Germany Players Withdraw From Squad Over Paris Attacks

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Bastian Schweinsteiger withdraws from Germany squad

6 players have withdrawn from the German football team ahead of the friendly with Holland over the Paris attacks, including Bastian Schweinsteiger.

Bastian Schweinsteiger withdraws from Germany squad
Bastian Schweinsteiger withdraws from Germany squad

The Manchester United star was inside the Stade de France playing against France when bombs went off outside the stadium.

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Over 120 people lost their lives in 6 attacks all around Paris, with Schweinsteiger taking to Facebook to share his shock.

He wrote: “I am still speechless about what happened on Friday. My sincerest condolences to everybody who is affected by this terrible tragedy. My prayers also go out to all the people who lost their lives the day before in Beirut.

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“No matter where you come from and what religion you follow – we are one.”

France’s Lassana Diarra lost a cousin in the attacks, but remained with the French squad.




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