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Discover everything you want to know about Lars Bender: his current girlfriend or wife, his salary and his tattoos. Find out what house the German defensive midfielder lives in and have a look at his cars!
In January 2018 the defensive midfielder signed a contract with Bayer Leverkusen that nets him a whopping salary of 2.1 Million Euro (1.9 Million Pound) per year. We have crunched the numbers, this means he earns €10,410 (£9,373) per day and €434 (£391) per hour!
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Net Worth & Market Value
6 Million Euro (5.4 Million Pound)
9 Million Euro (8.1 Million Pound)
Lars had a career high value of €22 million in February 2014, when he was at the peak of his playing prowess. Currently, the midfielder is said to have a net worth of €6 million after 11 years of solid professional service to his craft.
Lars does not have any tattoos. He donates blood from time to time.
Family - Get to know them
Brother - Sven Bender
Lars has a younger twin brother, Sven, who is also a professional footballer by trade. Both were re-united in 2017 after Sven joined Leverkusen.
Bender Car - What does he drive?
Mercedes C class
Bender and his Germany teammates Benedikt Howdes, Mesut Ozil, and Sami Khedira pose with their new hot yellow Mercedes C class.
House - Where does he live?
Location: Leverkusen, Germany
Bender has been known to stay in an own apartment in the heart of Leverkusen.
The elder one of the Bender brothers, Lars has established himself as one of the Bundesliga’s prominent midfielder in this decade. A versatile player, he is also comfortable playing as a right back. Along with his brother Sven, the youngster joined 1860 Munich’s youth team in 2002. He was fast-tracked into the senior team after a shade over four years in 2006. After three wonderful years at the club, he made a move to current team Bayer Leverkusen, where he made major strides as a professional player and made a major impact in his side’s rise to become one of the country’s premier clubs.
The midfielder has represented Germany across every major youth level. As a U-19 player, he was part of the highly talented Germany team with won the 2008 UEFA U-19 European Championships. The brothers were named as joint players of the tournament. Bender was appointed as the club captain by then manager Roger Schmidt post Simon Rolfes’ retirement. Bender was chosen as part of Germany's 23-man squad for Euro 2012. He was named in Germany's provisional 30-man squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, but withdrew on 23 May following a thigh injury in training. He scored an 80th-minute winner in the final group game against Lars was joined by his brother Sven in 2017, after the latter signed a four-year deal with the former’s club.
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