Bulgaria's Dimitar Berbatov Receives Warm Welcome by PAOK Fans

Sports | September 4, 2015, Friday // 11:11|  views

Bulgarian football player Dimitar Berbatov taking selfie with the supporters of PAOK in the background. Photo: Facebook page of PAOK

Bulgarian striker Dimitar Berbatov, who recently signed a contract with Greek football club PAOK, received a warm welcome by the supporters of the club at the Toumba stadium in Thessaloniki during his presentation on Thursday .

Due to the impressive turnout of the fans, the stadium staff had to open all gates in order take in all the supporters, the website of PAOK informs.

PAOK President Iakovos Angelidis also welcomed Berbatov, assuring him that he will get to experience the energy, passion and strength of the supporters.

Angelidis welcomed the Bulgarian to the PAOK family and highlighted that this year marked the 90th anniversary of the club.

Berbatov expressed his gratitude for the warm reception and shared with the fans that his father was born only close to the border with Greecce, so in some ways he felt them like brothers.

The Bulgarian vowed to fight for the fans as one fights for one's brother, took pictures and selfies with his mobile phone and threw signed balls to the crowd.

Following the presentation, Berbatov left for Nea Mesimvria to hold his first training with his new teammates.

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Tags: Bulgaria, football, Dimitar Berbatov, paok, Toumba, Thessaloniki, greece


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