The Germany international was caught on camera partaking in a chant that features the lyrics "BVB sons of bitches" while celebrating his country's World Cup successBayern Munich star Bastian Schweinsteiger has apologised for singing an insulting song about rivals Borussia Dortmund.
A video surfaced on Tuesday night showing the Germany international partaking in a chant featuring the lyrics "BVB sons of bitches" while celebrating his country's World Cup success in a Munich bar two days after the 1-0 win over Argentina in Rio de Janeiro.
"I want to apologise to all the fans, coaches and players of Borussia Dortmund," Schweinsteiger wrote on his Facebook profile.
"This is a well-known fan song but with a curse word. I didn't want to offend anyone. I get on very well with all the Dortmund players - especially Kevin Grosskreutz."
Schweinsteiger lifted the World Cup as part of a Germany squad containing four Dortmund players in total - Grosskreutz, Mats Hummels Erik Durm and Roman Weidenfeller.