German footballer to sue over Nazi doll likeness

The German Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger is to sue a Hong Kong based company for making a Nazi doll in his likeness.

Schweisteiger to sue Hong Kong company over Nazi doll likeness.

Schweisteiger to sue Hong Kong company over Nazi doll likeness. Image by Andre Zehetbauer / CC BY-SA 2.0

The company has named the doll, which is dressed in a Nazi uniform, 'Bastian', but insists that any resemblance is purely coincidental. A spokesperson said, 'Bastian is a very common name in Germany.' Read more: thelocal.de

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