5 Reasons Why Nicklas Bendtner is ‘Best in the World’

He knows it. Here's why we should know it too...

Jon Bentham

Contributor

He outshone Ronaldo last night with his brace for the Danes and, though he was on the losing end of a game that ended 3-2, there was only one man people were talking about afterwards: Nickolas Bendtner – naturally. The self-proclaimed “best striker in the world”, a part-time Paddy Power spokesperson and one of the most feared target men in the Reserves Premier League over the years, the confident forward has his doubters (they’re called “Arsenal fans”) but in the end it seems he’s just been waiting for the rest of the world to catch on to his brilliance. [ED.]

So currently an Arsenal striker is top of the scoring charts at Euro 2012. Ah, I hear you say, RvP has had a great season and is now proving it at the Euro’s. Incorrect, the joint top scorer is Nicklas Bendtner! Now, here are my 5 reasons why he is the Best Striker in the World…

1. Self-proclamation

I quote, ‘If you ask me if I’m one of the Best Strikers in the World I say yes because I believe it’. This boy has unbelievable self-confidence, in a test at Arsenal Jacques Crevoisier (the psychologist) scored him a 10 on ‘self-perceived competence’ in a test that only went 0-9 which prompted unstoppable laughter from Pat Rice. However, ask any Arsenal fan and they will no doubt have their own opinion on his competence…