German midfielder who led Dortmudn to back-to-back DFL-Supercup game titles in 2013 and 2014. He previously gained the UEFA Western european Under-19 Tournament representing Germany in 2008. He was created in Rosenheim, Western world Germany and performed for TSV Brannenburg at only four yrs . old. The Bayern Munich squad he defeated to earn the 2013 DFL-Supercup name included his twin sibling Lars Bender. His sibling Lars in addition has competed for Germany internationally. His parents are Hartmut and Sabine Bender. He continues to be teammates with center back again Mat Hummels on Borussia Dortmund.