Famous Bulgarian Football Players

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Dimitar Berbatov
(The Leading Goal-Scorer in Bulgarian Football History)
Dimitar Berbatov
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Birthdate: January 30, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria

Born to a footballer father and a handball player mother, Bulgarian former footballer Dimitar Berbatov was no stranger to sports as a child. He made history as a striker and became Bulgaria’s leading goal-scorer of all time. He has also had a successful career with Manchester United, winning 2 Premier Leagues with them.

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Hristo Stoichkov
(Football Player)
Hristo Stoichkov
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Birthdate: February 8, 1966
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Bulgarian footballer/coach Hristo Stoichkov’s temper and ugly fights with players have earned him nicknames such as The Raging Bull and The Dagger. The Ballon d'Or-winning player started his career at 11 with a local club. He then graduated to CSKA Sofia and Barcelona and was named to FIFA 100, too.
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Stiliyan Petrov
(Bulgarian Former Professional Football Midfielder and All-Time Most Capped Player of the Country)
Stiliyan Petrov
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Birthdate: July 5, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Montana
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Martin Petrov
(Retired Bulgarian Footballer Who Played as a Winger)
Martin Petrov
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Birthdate: January 15, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vratsa

Retired Bulgarian footballer Martin Petrov was known as an attacking midfielder. He has had successful stints with clubs such as CSKA Sofia and Atlético Madrid, winning the Bulgarian Cup with the former and the UEFA Intertoto Cup with the latter. He was named the Bulgarian Footballer of the Year in 2006.

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Valeri Bojinov
(Bulgarian Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Striker )
Valeri Bojinov
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Birthdate: February 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gorna Oryahovitsa
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Ivelin Popov
(Bulgarian Football Player Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Ivelin Popov
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Birthdate: October 26, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria

Bulgarian footballer Ivelin Popov started his youth career with Septemvri Sofia and later graduated to Turkish and Russian clubs. He won the Russian Premier League with Spartak Moscow and the Bulgarian Cup and Supercup with Litex Lovech. He has also been a Bulgarian Footballer of the Year thrice.

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Aleksandar Tonev
(Bulgarian Football Player Who Plays as a Winger)
Aleksandar Tonev
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Birthdate: February 3, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Elin Pelin

Bulgarian footballer Aleksandar Tonev started his career with CSKA Sofia and then went on to play for teams such as Aston Villa and Celtic. He has also played for clubs in Italy and Poland. He now represents Botev Plovdiv as a winger and has also played for the Bulgarian national team.

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Stanimir Stoilov
(Retired Bulgarian Football Player and Manager )
Stanimir Stoilov
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Birthdate: February 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Haskovo
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Nikola Spasov
(Football player)
Nikola Spasov
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Birthdate: December 15, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
Died: November 23, 2020
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Evdokiya Popadinova
(Football player)
Evdokiya Popadinova
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Birthdate: October 26, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hadzhidimovo, Bulgaria