Manchester United footballer suing toymakers for making lookalike Nazi doll with his name

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LONDON — Manchester United footballer Bastian Schweinsteiger is suing a Hong Kong-based company for creating a Nazi doll that he says looks exactly like him.

The German solider figurine — which comes decked in full military regalia and carrying army supplies — is also named Bastian, but the makers claim any resemblance is merely coincidental.

A spokesperson for Schweinsteiger, who plays in midfield for Man U and Germany, confirmed to the Daily Mail on Thursday they had taken legal action against the dolls and were doing “everything in our power” to stop their sale. Read more…

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