Sven Bender

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Sven Bender
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Sven Bender with Borussia Dortmund in 2013
Personal information
Full name Sven Bender[1]
Date of birth (1989-04-27) 27 April 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Rosenheim, West Germany
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Borussia Dortmund
Number 6
Youth career
1993–1999 TSV Brannenburg
1999–2002 SpVgg Unterhaching
2002–2006 1860 München
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2007 1860 München II 16 (1)
2006–2009 1860 München 66 (1)
2009 Borussia Dortmund II 4 (0)
2009– Borussia Dortmund 126 (4)
National team
2005–2006 Germany U17 10 (0)
2007–2008 Germany U19 11 (1)
2009 Germany U20 3 (2)
2011– Germany 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 December 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 November 2013

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. The player is sponsored by Adidas just like his brother.[2]

Club career[edit]

Bender joined 1860 München in 2002. In 2009, he joined Borussia Dortmund, where he signed a contract that tied him to the club until 2013.[citation needed]

On 6 January 2013, Bender extended his contract with Dortmund, keeping him at the club until 2017.[3]

On 27 July 2013, Bender won the 2013 DFL-Supercup with Dortmund 4-2 against rivals Bayern Munich.[4]

International career[edit]

At under-19 level, he was a part of the team that won the 2008 European Under-19 Championship.[citation needed] Bender made his debut for the senior team in a friendly match against Australia on March 2011.[citation needed]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 14 December 2014.[1]
Club performance League Cup[nb 1] Continental[nb 2] Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2006–07 TSV 1860 München 2. Bundesliga 13 0 0 0 13 0
2007–08 27 1 3 0 30 1
2008–09 25 0 1 0 26 0
Club total 65 1 4 0 69 1
2009–10 Borussia Dortmund Bundesliga 19 0 0 0 19 0
2010–11 31 1 1 0 7 0 39 1
2011–12 24 1 3 0 4 0 31 1
2012–13 20 1 1 0 11 0 32 1
2013–14 19 1 3 0 5 0 27 1
2014–15 13 0 3 0 5 0 21 0
Club total 126 4 12 0 32 0 168 4
Career total 191 5 15 0 32 0 237 5
  1. ^ Includes DFB-Pokal and DFL-Supercup
  2. ^ Includes UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Borussia Dortmund

International[edit]

Country
Individual

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "S. Bender". Soccerway. Global Sports Media. Retrieved 2 October 2011. 
  2. ^ http://www.coupon-addict.fr/les-freres-bender-des-talents-purs-signes-adidas/
  3. ^ "Borussia Dortmund extend contracts of Neven Subotic, Sven Bender". Borussia Dortmund Official Website. 6 January 2013. Retrieved 13 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "Dortmund prevail over Bayern in Supercup thriller". 

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