Nicklas Bendtner Begins 50-day Sentence
Ex-Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner has started his 50-day sentence for assaulting a taxi driver and posted a picture of his electronic ankle tag.
The 30-year-old, who plays for Norwegian side Rosenborg, is serving his sentence at home.
He admitted hitting the taxi driver but said it was because he felt threatened.
“Of course I wish it hadn’t happened,” said the Danish international.
“Both for me and for the taxi driver involved who subsequently lost his job.”
The incident took place in September. At trial, the City Court of Copenhagen was shown CCTV footage in which it appeared
Bendtner struck the driver in the face.
He said the driver threw a bottle or a can towards him and his girlfriend when they left without paying.