Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner shows off his unbelievable skill (with video)

Ollie Irish

16th, October 2009


At 34 seconds into this news clip about Nicklas Bendtner training with Denmark whilst wearing a silly little red hat, you’ll see exactly why Arsene Wenger was so happy to let Emmanuel Adebayor go:

Stunning. Zidane-like, even.

To be fair to young Nick, just a few seconds earlier, he does beat the goalie with a lovely chip, so we’ll let him off. Still, it’s always good to see a pro fall flat on his face – “Forty grand a week, my tits.”


Bendtner’s slip put me in mind of the time David Dunn woke up and thought he was Ronaldinho:

Never gets old.