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Nicklas Bendtner Fined €113,000 And Handed Three-Year Driving Ban

05/03/2013 15:36 GMT | Updated 05/03/2013 15:39 GMT

Nicklas Bendtner, the Arsenal striker on loan at Juventus, has been fined €113,000 and handed a three-year driving ban for being over the legal limit.

Bendtner was arrested in the early hours of Sunday Morning by Copenhagen police when he was found drink-driving.

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Journalists surround Bendtner as he arrives at the Copenhagen City Court

The Denmark international described the outcome as the "worst day of my life".

On Monday the Danish FA suspended the striker from the national side for six months and Bendtner apologised for his indiscretion on Twitter.

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Bendtner has been deprived of his licence for three years

"Dear friends, I was booked for a mild case of drink driving last night. It was a quiet night but I am very very sorry to all my friends and fans. It is not OK to drink and drive. I take full responsibility."