Former Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner has introduced his retirement from soccer on the age of 33.
The Denmark worldwide, who additionally frolicked at Birmingham Metropolis, Sunderland and Nottingham Forest, scored 113 targets over a 16-year skilled profession.
Bendtner graduated from Arsenal’s academy in 2005 and went on to attain 34 targets in 108 Premier League video games for the membership over a nine-year interval.
His time in north London was punctuated by mortgage spells at Birmingham, Sunderland and later Juventus, the place he received the Serie A title beneath Antonio Conte within the 2012/13 season.
Bendtner left Arsenal to affix Wolfsburg on a everlasting deal in 2014 and spent two years with the membership, profitable the German Cup in 2015, earlier than returning to English soccer with Nottingham Forest.
He later joined Rosenborg and returned to his native Denmark for a short-lived spell at Copenhagen, earlier than ending his profession with Tarnby FF’s M+32 Previous Boys group.
Bendtner additionally scored 30 targets in 81 appearances for Denmark and is eighth on the all-time high scorers listing for his nation.
A controversial determine throughout his profession, Bendtner as soon as famously claimed to be among the many world’s finest strikers in 2010, and was additionally banned for one match and handed an £80,000 high-quality by UEFA in 2012 for selling a betting firm throughout a purpose celebration for Denmark.