Denmark striker Nicklas Bendtner has been banned for one game and fined $125,000 by UEFA for lowering his shorts after he scored in the Euro 2012 clash with Portugal.
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Bendtner, 24, was found guilty of improper conduct by European football’s governing body after he revealed the logo of a betting company on his underpants in the match on June 13.
It was the Arsenal man’s second goal of the contest, but Portugal went on to win the game 3-2.
When questioned 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."
The UEFA took a dim view, however, and Bendtner is now set to miss Denmark’s opening game in World Cup 2014 qualifying.