Birth date 27 Apr 1989 (30 years)
Nationality Germany Germany
Height 185 cm
Position Midfielder
Team history
Leverkusen 2017 - present
Dortmund 2009 - 2017
Borussia Dortmund 2009 - 2012
TSV 1860 Munich 2006 - 2009
TSV 1860 Munich II 2006 - 2007

Born on 27 April 1989, Sven Bender is a German footballer playing currently for Borussia Dortmund, a German Bundesliga club as a midfielder.

Sven started his career in 1993 with TSV Brannenburg and continued with the same till 1999 and has moved to SpVgg Unterhaching in 1999 where he was a part of the squad till 2003 and later in 2006, he joined 1860 Munich where he made maximum appearances for 65 times scoring one goal. He played a crucial role in the club for 6 years. In 2009 he was transferred to Borussia Dortmund.

Bender has also represented the National football team of Germany in U-17, U-19 and U-20 level. He has also represented the senior German National football team for the first time in February 2011 in a friendly match against Italy in Dortmund.

He has been honored several times for his achievements in the clubs as well as internationally. He also got special recognition in Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund in 2010-11 as well as in UEFA U-19 Championship in 2008.