Sven Bender with Borussia Dortmund in 2013
|Full name||Sven Bender|
|Date of birth||27 April 1989|
|Place of birth||Rosenheim, West Germany|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Playing position||Defensive midfielder|
|2006–2007||1860 München II||16||(1)|
|2009||Borussia Dortmund II||4||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 February 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
Sven Bender (German pronunciation: [ˈzvɛn ˈbɛndɐ] ( ); born 27 April 1989) is a German footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for the German Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund. Sven is the twin brother of Lars Bender, who currently plays for Bayer Leverkusen.
On 6 January 2013, Bender extended his contract with Dortmund, keeping him at the club until 2017.
At under-19 level, he was a part of the team that won the 2008 European Under-19 Championship. Bender made his debut for the senior team in a friendly match against Australia on March 2011.
|Club performance||League||Cup[nb 1]||Continental[nb 2]||Total|
|2006–07||TSV 1860 München||2. Bundesliga||13||0||0||0||—||—||13||0|
- Borussia Dortmund
- Fritz Walter Medal U17 Bronze Medal 2006
- "S. Bender". Soccerway. Global Sports Media. Retrieved 2 October 2011.
- "Borussia Dortmund extend contracts of Neven Subotic, Sven Bender". Borussia Dortmund Official Website. 6 January 2013. Retrieved 13 February 2013.
- "Dortmund prevail over Bayern in Supercup thriller".
- Official Website of Sven Bender
- German national team profile (German)
- Sven Bender at fussballdaten.de (German)
- Sven Bender – FIFA competition record
- Sven Bender – UEFA competition record
- Sven Bender at ESPN FC
- Kicker profile (German)
- Bundesliga profile