"I am ready, but of course I need more training sessions to have the right rhythm, to be where I want to see myself", Schweinsteiger said.
Bastian Schweinsteiger did not get to bid a proper goodbye to his Manchester United team-mates before leaving for Chicago Fire and MLS.
However, at an introductory press conference, the German World Cup victor was asked a rather odd question and one which will reinforce the often unfair view that the United States is still yet to get fully up to speed with the world of "soccer".
But the former German global, who did win the World Cup in 2014 in Brazil, styled it out and overlooked the odd question by stating he wants to help the people of Chicago enjoy soccer.
"We had a great training session, everyone was inspired", he added.
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"We didn't only get a world class player but a world class person as well, who can inspire the fans and the city as well".
Fans at Old Trafford gave Schweinsteiger a welcoming reception when he played his first game of the season against West Ham, and he said of that particular occasion: "My dream came true". "I think Bastian can be the icon of MLS in the future".
He said: "I had a lot of pressure in my career, when you play at World Cup or Champions League final there is pressure on your shoulders". "I just want to play well, help the team, help the people in Chicago to enjoy watching soccer".
The head of Bayern Munich's social media in America, Cristian Nyari, was in attendance for Wednesday afternoon's press conference, at which Schweini was unveiled, and he took note of some of the more. stupid questions that were aimed at the 2014 World Cup victor.
Fire head coach Veljko Paunovic had no issue predicting success for Schweinsteiger in MLS, however, revealing that he had already lifted the team in training.