SOFIA Jan 14 Manchester United striker Dimitar
Berbatov has been named Bulgaria's Footballer of the Year for a
record sixth time, the national football union (BFU) said on
The 28-year-old Bulgaria captain eclipses Hristo Stoichkov
who picked up the prize five times between 1989-94.
Berbatov, who won the Premier League title and reached the
Champions League final with United in 2009, claimed 218 points
in a poll of sports journalists.
Aston Villa captain Stilian Petrov was a close second with
211 points and Terek Grozny midfielder Blagoy Georgiev came
third on 103.
(Reporting by Angel Krasimirov, editing by Tony Jimenez. To
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