Sven Bender

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Sven Bender
Свен Бендер.jpg
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 113 (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 22 February 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.

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.[2]

On 27 July 2013, Bender won the 2013 DFL-Supercup with Dortmund 4-2 against rivals Bayern Munich.[3]

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 7 April 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
Club total 113 4 8 0 27 0 148 4
Career total 178 5 12 0 27 0 217 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. ^ "Borussia Dortmund extend contracts of Neven Subotic, Sven Bender". Borussia Dortmund Official Website. 6 January 2013. Retrieved 13 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "Dortmund prevail over Bayern in Supercup thriller". 

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