Photo Gallery: Schweinsteiger's Coming of Age
Foto: Arne Dedert/ dpa
Fotostrecke

Photo Gallery: Schweinsteiger's Coming of Age

Schweinsteiger's Metamorphosis The Newfound Maturity of Germany's Key Player

For years, German midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger seemed more like a mascot that a national football star. Now, with Michael Ballack out injured, he has become key to Germany's World Cup dreams. Is he up to the challenge?
Von Jörg Kramer