Former Manchester United , Tottenham and Fulham striker retires from football at age 38, he announced this via his Instagram account.
Although he did not play professional football in the last one year, he has been without club since leaving Indian Super League side Kerala Blasters last year.
Football fans loves him for his individuality and ability to carry his teammates along.
Dimitar Berbatov posted a footage of his hat-trick goal when he was in Manchester United , and when Sir Alex Ferguson who-is-the-greatest-football-manager-of-all-time did a very good job. He then afterwards , wrote a brilliant speech on his Instagram page.
My last game was more than one year ago, so I think its the right time now to stop and its long overdue!
“Although when I think about it, its never The End, because I will stay in the game in one way or another, the time has come to say that after almost 20 years playing football I am stopping with my professional ACTIVE football career!
“I will miss it! I will f***ing miss it! Everything! The games, trainings, the goals, preparations, the pressure, my teammates… the roar of the fans when I scored another banger.
“I was blessed and worked hard to have the opportunity to play with one of the best ever and against some of the best ever! And coming from small country this makes it even more special for me!
“I had my highs and of course some lows in my career, won my fair share of trophies, score some goals along the way as well! I played the way I wanna play, and I scored the goals I wanted to score!
“Thank you to all the people who helped me develop, and became the player I always wanted to be!
“Thank you to all my former teams my teammates and my coaches and staff! It was a pleasure!
The Bulgarian forward was a fan favorite wherever he went in his career, He scored his 50th goal for Manchester United in all competitions, thus becoming Manchester United’s 50th player to score 50 goals for the club.