Stoichkov: Berbatov was a decisive player for United
Hristo Stoichkov has spoken glowingly about his fellow Bulgarian Dimitar Berbatov during an exclusive interview with MUTV.
”Dimitar was a player I really rated a lot,” Stoichkov told us.
“I was with him in the national team. He’s a very humble, down-to-earth guy, a real fighter and someone who made history in Bulgarian football. He played for CSKA Sofia at a very young age, and then he moved to Bayer Leverkusen and then on to Tottenham. And then, of course, to United.
”Step by step, he gradually became a great player. For me, Dimitar was a role model for other young Bulgarian players - Stiliyan Petrov, Martin Petrov, Valeri Bojinov.
“Berbatov was a really decisive player here,”added Stoichkov.
“He was the English league’s leading scorer, he had the Golden Shoe didn’t he? Winning leagues and cups is really great.“It’s really quite unique because he lives here, he has a house in Manchester and he’s a well-loved person and I have a lot of time for him.”Reading this in our app? If not, you might miss some exclusive features not found on ManUtd.com. Download the Official App here.