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Sporting Couple: German football captain Bastian Schweinsteiger marries Tennis ace Ana Ivanovic

Sporting Couple: German football captain Bastian Schweinsteiger marries Tennis ace Ana Ivanovic

The duo got married at the Venice City Hall, which has been dedicated to wedding ceremonies since 1990.

WATCH: Antoine Griezmann's two goals that denied Germany ticket to Euro final

WATCH: Antoine Griezmann's two goals that denied Germany ticket to Euro final

Germany's dream of reaching yet another major final was shattered on Friday as they were handed a 2-0 defeat by hosts France in the semis of Euro 2016.

Euro 2016: Bastian Schweinsteiger to start for Germany in semi-final vs France, confirms Joachim Loew

Euro 2016: Bastian Schweinsteiger to start for Germany in semi-final vs France, confirms Joachim Loew

After recovering from tearing the medial ligament in his right knee in March, all of Schweinsteiger`s four appearances so far at this European Championship finals have been off the bench.

Euro 2016: Injuries and Suspensions - Germany handicapped ahead semi-final against France

Euro 2016: Injuries and Suspensions - Germany handicapped ahead semi-final against France

Schweinsteiger, with a ligament strain and Khedira with a muscular problem; both will be assessed on day-to-day basis in a bid to get them fit for the semi-final.

Euro 2016 Quarter-final 3: World champions Germany attempt to throw off Italian shackles

Euro 2016 Quarter-final 3: World champions Germany attempt to throw off Italian shackles

In the most recent matches, Italy claimed a 2-1 win in the Euro 2012 semi-finals while Germany romped to a 4-1 win in a meaningless friendly in March.

Euro 2016: Bastian Schweinsteiger scores on comeback from injury, Germany defeat Ukraine 2-0

Euro 2016: Bastian Schweinsteiger scores on comeback from injury, Germany defeat Ukraine 2-0

Schweinsteiger is coming back from a three month knee ligament layoff and the the joy of his first international goal in five years apparently took a toll.

Plaudits for gracious Serena Williams after Australian Open defeat to Angelique Kerber

Plaudits for gracious Serena Williams after Australian Open defeat to Angelique Kerber

If I couldn`t win, I`m happy she did, Serena said after the match.

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil is best 'German abroad'

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil is best 'German abroad'

The 27-year-old World Cup winner has helped Arsenal to English Premier League top position and also to the UEFA Champions League knock-out stage.

Selection woes deepen gloom for ailing Manchester United

Selection woes deepen gloom for ailing Manchester United

Manchester United visit Bournemouth in the Premier League on Saturday in the grip of a selection crisis.

Manchester United`s Bastian Schweinsteiger gets three-game ban

Manchester United`s Bastian Schweinsteiger gets three-game ban

The incident was missed by the match officials, but a panel of former elite referees decided that Schweinsteiger had committed a red-card offence.

Champions League: 'Disappointed' Louis van Gaal slams Bastian Schweinsteiger post exit

Champions League: 'Disappointed' Louis van Gaal slams Bastian Schweinsteiger post exit

The 64-year-old manager also received fierce criticism from several former United players.

Bastian Schweinsteiger `not player he was at Bayern`: Louis van Gaal

Bastian Schweinsteiger `not player he was at Bayern`: Louis van Gaal

Van Gaal reiterated his pre-match comments that Schweinsteiger, 31, is not playing as well as he did during his 14 years at Bayern.

Champions League: Five things we learned from Manchester United's loss against Wolfsburg

Champions League: Five things we learned from Manchester United's loss against Wolfsburg

United needed nothing but a win in Germany to progress to the knock-out stages and in the end it was too late for the English giants.

Louis van Gaal offers no defence for Manchester United`s exit from Champions League

Louis van Gaal offers no defence for Manchester United`s exit from Champions League

Anthony Martial`s early strike for the Red Devils was cancelled out by first-half goals from Brazil`s Naldo and Portugal`s Vieirinha.

Bastian Schweinsteiger charged over Winston Reid elbow

Bastian Schweinsteiger charged over Winston Reid elbow

The 31-year-old is facing a three-match ban if found guilty and would miss matches against Bournemouth, Norwich and Stoke.

Bastian Schweinsteiger backs Louis van Gaal's tactical approach

Bastian Schweinsteiger backs Louis van Gaal's tactical approach

Schweinsteiger believes that the Dutchman has his philosophy to each game.

Bastian Schweinsteiger urges United fans to have faith in Louis van Gaal

Bastian Schweinsteiger urges United fans to have faith in Louis van Gaal

Bastian Schweinsteiger is convinced that Gaal will get success at United just like when he was in Bayern.

Bastian Schweinsteiger to sue Chinese toy firm over Nazi doll

Bastian Schweinsteiger to sue Chinese toy firm over Nazi doll

A Chinese company manufactured a doll bearing the midfielder's resemblance and dressed in Nazi military uniforms.

Manchester United`s spirit can lift Champions League, says Bastian Schweinsteiger

Manchester United`s spirit can lift Champions League, says Bastian Schweinsteiger

Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger believes his team-mates have the kind of qualities required to win the Champions League.