Bastian Schweinsteiger has effectively hung up his boots as his current team Chicago Fire team failed to make the MLS play-offs.
The 32-year-old has played just four times since the Portuguese manager took over at Old Trafford last year, following on from an injury-plagued debut season under Louis van Gaal.
Bastian Schweinsteiger, a key member of Germany's 2014 World Cup-winning team, heads to the United States after an unhappy stint with Manchester United.
Defending champions Manchester United advanced to the fifth round of FA Cup after defeating Wigan Athletic 4-0.
Ana Ivanovic, who also reached the 2007 French Open and the 2008 Australian Open finals, said she would not classify her career as being one of under-achievement
Friends who became foes, Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola represent opposite ends of football's ideological spectrum and their ongoing grudge match has shaped the game's recent history
Bastian Schweinsteiger has reportedly been forced to train with Manchester United's reserves this season as new boss Jose Mourinho looks to sell the German World Cup winner
Germany coach Joachim Loew said he wanted to increase the prospects of young players, as die Manschafft's opening 2018 World Cup qualifier match against Norway in Oslo on September 4
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer was on Thursday named the new captain of world champions Germany following Bastian Schweinsteiger's international retirement
Bastian Schweinsteiger has not been part of Manchester United's first-team squad so far this season, with club manager Jose Mourinho saying it would be 'very difficult' for the player to break into his midfield