A Danish footballer who plays for Vfl Wolfsburg and the Denmark national team, Bendtner prefers playing as a centre forward, but he has also played on the right side of attack, and possesses a powerful header. He signed his professional contract with Arsenal in 2005 and made his professional debut in OCtober 2005 in the Football League Cup. Bendtner was released by Arsenal in 2014, and subsequently joined Wolfsburg on a free transfer. He made his senior international debut for Denmark on 16 August 2006, in a friendly match against Poland, and scored his first international goal in that match. Since then, he has been capped 72 times, scoring 29 goals and has also featured in Denmark's 2010 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 2012 squads.
He played football for Tarnby Boldklub before joining Kjobenhavns Boldklub in 1998 and Arsenal in the summer of 2004.
His son was born to Iuel-Brockdorff on 16 December 2010.