Previous
Bayern Munich
Atletico Madrid
2
1
FT
Leg 2Aggregate: 2 - 2
Game Details
Atlético Nacional
Huracán
4
2
FT
Leg 2Aggregate: 4 - 2
Game Details
Pumas UNAM
Deportivo Táchira
2
0
LIVE 90' +4'
Leg 2Aggregate: 2 - 1
Game Details
Melbourne Victory
Gamba Osaka
2
1
FT
Game Details
Guangzhou Evergrande
Sydney FC
1
0
FT
Game Details
Next
ScotlandScotland
DenmarkDenmark
1
0
FT
Game Details
ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Bendtner punished over pants

Denmark striker Nicklas Bendtner has been banned for one competitive match and fined €100,000 for showing his sponsored underwear versus Portugal.

Bendtner, 24, revealed a logo of a betting company on his underpants during the celebration of his second goal in the 3-2 loss against Portugal on June 13.

UEFA deemed the action as improper conduct and has subsequently punished the Arsenal forward, who has three days to lodge an appeal.

When questioned afterwards about the incident, Bendtner, who spent last season on loan at Sunderland, said: "It is just a pair of lucky boxer shorts that I used in the first game as well and have used before the tournament. I didn't know I was breaking any rules but I am aware of that now."

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.