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.