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Lars and Sven Bender appointed as Germany youth coaches

By Rune Gjerulff

The German Football Association has announced that Lars and Sven Bender are taking up roles as youth coaches.
Lars Bender (left), Neymar (middle) and Sven Bender (right).
Lars Bender (left), Neymar (middle) and Sven Bender (right).Photo: Fernando Frazão/Agência Brasil/CC-by-SA 3.0
Lars and Sven Bender are joining the German Football Association's youth department as coaches.


Lars joins the coaching staff of Germany's U15 team, while Sven takes over as assistant coach of the U16s.

"We needed some time off after our careers and realized that we want to give something back now," the Lars and Sven Bender are quoted as saying.

The two twin brothers, 33, played more than 500 Bundesliga games combined.


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