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October 1, 2020
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Former Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov announces retirement

Bulgaria’s record goalscorer Dimitar Berbatov, who made his debut at the age of 18 in 1999, has announced his retirement from football. 

Berbatov took retirement from international football in 2010 after he scored 48 goals in 79 matches. Former Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur striker, announced his retirement from football just 18 months after leaving India’s Kerala Blasters. , putting his glittering 20-year career.

Berbatov have also played for CSKA Sofia, Fulham, Bayer Leverkusen, Monaco and Greek side PAOK, but after leaving India’s Kerala Blasters he has been without a club. 

The 38-year-old took to social media and posted on his Instagram: “Someone told me I need to say something, and seeing that people were asking me, especially back home, I need to give a farewell message. My last game was more than one year ago, so I think it’s the right time now to stop, and it’s long overdue. When I think about it, its never the end, because I will stay in the game one way or another.”

IMAGE CREDIT: Deccan Chronicle

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