Berbatov Awarded the title of Bulgarian Player of the YearBy Mayuri, Gaea News Network
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
NEW YORK (GaeaTimes.com) — Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov has been named Bulgarian Player of the Year for the seventh time.
The 29-year-old beat off competition from Gaziantepspor forward Ivelin Popov and FC Twente goalkeeper Nikolay Mihaylov to claim the award for the fourth straight year and equal Hristo Stoichkov’s record for consecutive wins.
Berbatov, who previously won the accolade in 2002, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008 and 2009, is currently top scorer in the Barclays Premier League with 11 goals.