Nottingham Forest survived in League One by the skin of their teeth this season.

And they have the much-maligned Nicklas Bendtner to thank.

“Club legend?” quipped one fan.

“Ballon d’Or winner?” joked another.

But Bendtner will have the last laugh. His two goals in 15 league appearances for Forest may not have been the finest effort of his career, but it did contribute to another success story in a career that has featured such glorious moments as this:

And this:

And this: