Lars Bender is a German midfielder, playing for the Bundesliga team Bayer Leverkusen. He previously played for 1860 Munich, from 2006 to 2009.
He also plays for the German national team since 2011. He was selected to join the German Euro 2012 team.
Lars has a twin brother, Sven, who plays for Dortmund.
Born: April 27, 1989 in Rosenheim, West Germany
Weight: 68.5 kg
- Part of the team who won 2008 Euro U-19 Championships
- Won the Fritz-Walter trophy
- Signed a 3-year contract with Leverkusen in 2009
- Joined the senior German team in September 2011