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Dimitar Berbatov

BornJanuary 30, 1981

Dimitar Ivanov Berbatov is a Bulgarian footballer who plays as a striker for Fulham. He was the captain of the Bulgarian national team from 2006 to 2010 and is its all-time leading goalscorer who has also won the Bulgarian Footballer of the Year a record seven times. Berbatov started out with home-town club Pirin before joining CSKA Sofia as a 17-year-old in 1998. He was signed by Bayer Leverkusen of Germany in January 2001 and played in his first Champions League final 18 months later in the 2002 UEFA Champions League Final. After five-and-a-half years with Leverkusen, he joined English club Tottenham Hotspur in July 2006. During his time with the Spurs, he appeared in 70 matches and scored 27 goals. Two years later, in 2008, he signed a four year contract with Manchester United and became one of the club's star player in no time. As top scorer of Premier League, Berbatov was a member of the PFA Team of the Year for the 2010–11 season. He was also the recipient of the Premier League Golden Boot award. Berbatov is the first non-Englishman in Premier League history to have scored five goals in a single match, having done so in Manchester United's 7–1 win over Blackburn Rovers in November 2010. On 31 August 2012, it was announced Berbatov had signed a two-year contract with Fulham for an undisclosed fee.
ISL 2017/18: 5 reasons why Kerala Blasters can still make it to the playoffs
ISL 2017/18: 5 reasons why Kerala Blasters can still make it to the playoffs
Currently at fifth spot, the Blasters have three more matches to play in the league stage.
ISL 2017/18: 5 players who can replace Dimitar Berbatov at Kerala Blasters
ISL 2017/18: 5 players who can replace Dimitar Berbatov at Kerala Blasters
Five potential replacements for Berbatov.
ISL 2017/18: 5 best midfielders of Round 13 
ISL 2017/18: 5 best midfielders of Round 13 
We look at some of the best performances of the week.
ISL 2017/18: Dimitar Berbatov, the unsung hero of Kerala Blasters
ISL 2017/18: Dimitar Berbatov, the unsung hero of Kerala Blasters
This is Dimitar Berbatov's first season in the Indian Football circuit
ISL 2017/18: Match 67: ATK vs Kerala Blasters FC, Player Ratings
ISL 2017/18: Match 67: ATK vs Kerala Blasters FC, Player Ratings
A look at how the players fared in a 2-2 draw for Kerala Blasters away in Kolkata against ATK.
ISL 2017/18: Who said what after ATK held Kerala Blasters to a 2-2 draw
ISL 2017/18: Who said what after ATK held Kerala Blasters to a 2-2 draw
ATK and Kerala played out an exciting draw at the Salt Lake Stadium.
ISL 2017/18, Match 67: ATK vs Kerala Blasters, 5 Talking Points
ISL 2017/18, Match 67: ATK vs Kerala Blasters, 5 Talking Points
Kerala Blasters and ATK played out a thrilling 2-2 draw on Thursday.
ISL 2017/18: Former Manchester United star Dimitar Berbatov scores his first goal for Kerala Blasters; watch video
ISL 2017/18: Former Manchester United star Dimitar Berbatov scores his first goal for Kerala Blasters; watch video
Berbatov finally scored an ISL goal tonight.
ISL 2017/18: Why Kerala Blasters' Nilmar deal did not work out
ISL 2017/18: Why Kerala Blasters' Nilmar deal did not work out
Ever since Brazilian forward was seen at Dubai Airport, reportedly on his way to India, speculations were rife about Blasters signing him.
ISL 2017/18: Kerala Blasters' Coach David James denies rumours of roping in Brazilian Nilmar
ISL 2017/18: Kerala Blasters' Coach David James denies rumours of roping in Brazilian Nilmar
A hilarious comment from David James. coach of Kerala Blasters, confirmed that the rumours about Nilmar were untrue.
ISL 2017/18: Kerala Blasters' Dimitar Berbatov may feature against FC Pune City after impressing in training
ISL 2017/18: Kerala Blasters' Dimitar Berbatov may feature against FC Pune City after impressing in training
Kerala Blasters face the Stallions in a must-win game for the David James managed side.
ISL 2017/18: 5 highest paid players in the Indian Super League
ISL 2017/18: 5 highest paid players in the Indian Super League
The cash registers are ringing for these star players this season.
India beat Japan and China to top incoming transfers list in Asia
India beat Japan and China to top incoming transfers list in Asia
India have registered the most number of incoming transfers in the Asian Football Confederation in 2017.
Major loopholes in Indian Super League's quest to revolutionize football 
Major loopholes in Indian Super League's quest to revolutionize football 
ISL led to a boom in the numbers of next generation footballers in the country but some loopholes is not helping in its quest.
ISL 2017/18: DJ, Blasters' Blessing?
ISL 2017/18: DJ, Blasters' Blessing?
This is about the changes happened to the Kerala Blasters team after David James took over the managerial role from Rene Meulesteen.
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