Germany star Bastian Schweinsteiger meets family of Berkeley victim

The Man United star is in Dublin ahead of the world champions’ clash with Ireland tomorrow

GERMANY AND MAN United star Bastian Schweinsteiger met up with the family of Berkeley balcony collapse victim Nick Schuster at the Aviva Stadium today.

Schuster and friends Eoghan Culligan (21), Eimear Walsh (21), Olivia Burke (21), Ashley Donohoe (22) and Lorcan Miller (21), were celebrating a birthday party in an apartment while on a J1 in California when the fourth-floor balcony collapsed, in a tragic accident which cost the six students their lives.

Schweinsteiger, who is in Dublin for Germany’s Euro 2016 qualifier with Ireland tomorrow, had originally paid tribute to Schuster in a Facebook post following his tragic death in the summer.

Schuster had been a fan of Schweinsteiger and even met the German star, posing alongside the footballer with an autographed jersey (see pic below).

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“The news makes me very sad. I wish much strength for this difficult time you, the family and all relatives of Nick. I would like to express my condolences also all other sufferers of this accident,” Schweinsteiger wrote at the time.

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