Bulgaria Star Berbatov Ready to Break National Goal RecordSports | November 16, 2009, Monday // 11:18| views
Berbatov has a scored 46 goals for Bulgaria needs one more to draw level with all time great Hristo Bonev. Photo by BGNES
Bulgaria and Manchester United star Dimitar Berbatov announced Sunday that he is fit and ready to break the national team’s goal scoring record on Wednesday against Malta.
Berbatov has a scored 46 goals for Bulgaria needs one more to draw level with all time great Hristo Bonev.
After training in Sofia on Sunday Berbatov said “I of course am thinking about it. But sometimes you can play a practical joke on yourself - you think one goal, one goal and then you wait for that goal until the end of your career. I hope with the boys help the record will fall.”
He added that he is now fit after missing Bulgaria’s 0-0 draw with Shakhtar Donetsk on Friday; “"I'm fine, everything is OK. I just got kicked in the knee in the game with Blackburn, No problem, ill go and play in Malta."
Bulgaria travel to play in Malta on Wednesday and Berbatov concluded by saying that after already scoring 5 goals against the island team he hoped to perform well.
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