Player Details

Name

Jordan Bender

Height

5' 9"

Weight

146 lbs

Date of Birth

7.9.2001 (19)

Birthplace

Lake Mary, FL USA

Position

Midfielder

Position Detail

Winger

Preferred Side

Right

Footedness

2020 MLS Regular Season
2020 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a Homegrown Player on December 12, 2019

Bender is the first Orlando City Homegrown player to complete the direct climb to professional soccer, beginning his career in the Club’s Development Academy (DA) before earning a contract with Orlando City B and ultimately signing with the senior side directly out of high school. The young midfielder will look to continue to gain experience in 2021.

INTERNATIONAL: In 2017, Bender received his first call-up to the U.S. U-16 Boys’ National Team, joining the team for its February training camp.

OUTSIDE MLS: Bender signed with Orlando City B at the start of the Club’s 2019 USL League One season after a successful tenure in the Orlando City Academy. Last year, Bender made 16 appearances for the Lions - 12 of them starts - for a total of 1,000 minutes.

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