In case you were wondering how much a match worn England World Cup shirt is worth in Germany at the minute, the answer is not very much. Bastian Schweinsteiger got his hands on Frank Lampard’s shirt after Germany’s last-16 victory over England (a special gift from Lamps as a thanks for being carried around in Schweini’s pocket for 90 minutes).
But the Chelsea star’s jersey is not taking pride of place framed above die toilette : Schweinsteiger wore the short for a kickabout in a park in Munich.
A passer-by told German newspaper Bild: “Schweini looked very relaxed, playing football with around with about seven men. I found it so cool that he wore the Frank Lampard jersey.”
All the evidence of how the shirt ended up in Munich is below. A quick discussion about ‘yeah, I think it was over the line’, grab the shirt, chuck it to the missus and the job’s a good ‘un.