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Nicklas Bendtner ‘very humbled’ to join Juventus, wears turtleneck and jacket combo

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Since England didn't appreciate how brilliant he thinks he is, 24-year-old Nicklas Bendtner has moved from Arsenal to Juventus on a season-long loan. The Serie A champions apparently met his "three demands" of any club interested in procuring his services and now he's wearing a turtleneck and trying to play down his scientifically-proven superhuman self-confidence in order to make a good first impression.

Not only does he hail Juve legend Michael Laudrup as the best Danish player ever (instead of himself), but he also says he hopes to show "good play" while also trying to "still be humble." Which is something the Euro 12 underpants advertiser and pizzeria threatener hasn't really been known for to this point.

And just in case you think Bendtner is really trying to turn over a new leaf with his new club, it's been reported that he has already asked for the No. 10 shirt recently vacated by Mr. Juve, Alessandro Del Piero (who just signed for Sydney FC). Juve apparently turned down his request. Also, he did show up dressed like a Alan Partridge.

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Bendtner arrives for his medical, but is he the patient or the doctor? (AP)

Bendtner poses, hoping someone will start building a statue of him. (

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