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Stoichkov recommended a Bayern Barcelona player a few years ago

Hristo Stoichkov recommended Alfonso Davis to his former club Barcelona. He himself admitted this to TUDN. Kamata has been impressed with the qualities of the fast-footed footballer since the time he played for Vancouver Whitecaps. “I recommended to Barça Alfonso Davis, they said it doesn’t work because he played in the Major League and is […]

Barcelona legend Hristo Stoichkov hits out at Louis van Gaal, calling ex-Manchester United manager a ‘d***head’ and claiming ‘many have suffered in football’ due to his management style

Legendary Barcelona striker Hristo Stoichkov has launched a stinging attack on former Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal. Stoichkov played for Van Gaal at the Spanish giants before joining CSKA Sofia in 1998 and blames him for damaging the careers of ‘many’ in the game, including Argentina midfielder Juan Roman Riquelme. Stoichkov told Radio Impacto: ‘Why didn’t Riquelme triumph at […]

Hristo Stoichkov: “I’d give my “Golden boot” to see Messi the world champion”

The former star forward of “Barcelona” Hristo Stoichkov expressed regret that the leader of the national team of Argentina Lionel Messi is not in the list of trophies of victory in the world Cup.

Stoichkov would count with professional players to improve the VAR

Hristo Stoichkov spoke about the use of VAR and said he believes that two players would have to be available in the VOR room to improve the system. The Bulgarian believes that only footballers know how to differentiate an infraction from something that is not The VAR has been one of the leading subjects of this past […]

Stoichkov, a Golden Ball winner paying a visit to Athletic

Hristo Stoichkov, Fútbol Club Barcelona’s ex forward, who is now working as a journalist for American channel Univision, has been visiting Athletic Club from Thursday and will be attending the fixture with Sociedad Deportiva Eibar in the Directors’ Box. The Bulgarian former footballer has been making a documentary, which will be released in the following […]

Bulgaria legend Hristo Stoichkov breaks down in tears in response to racist chants against England

Bulgaria legend Hristo Stoichkov broke down in tears when asked about the racist abuse England players suffered in Sofia on Monday night. The Euro 2020 qualifier was marred by fascist salutes and monkey noises from the stands, with the game suspended twice as a result. Yesterday it was confirmed that UEFA have charged the Bulgarian FA as a result, but the […]

Barcelona and Bulgaria legend Hristo Stoichkov, who once ‘slaughtered’ Manchester United, still toasts Champions League Wembley success

Wembley holds a special place in Hristo Stoichkov’s heart. As a Barcelona player he graced the biggest stadiums in football, but it was in England where Bulgaria’s greatest player enjoyed one of his biggest successes. He was part of the 1992 ‘Dream Team’ that won Barca their first ever European Cup – the season before it was […]

The incredible adventures of Romario and Stoichkov in Barcelona

For once there were no excuses, even though there was an excuse. There was no ranting about the ref, no bemoaning bad luck, no recriminations over the foreigner rule that forcibly left Peter Schmeichel on the bench. November 2, 1994, and Manchester United had been sliced apart by Barcelona in a performance of such brutal […]

What former Bulgarian striker Stoichkov expects from 2018 WC

Hristo Stoichkov, former Bulgaria & Barcelona striker, tells us what he expects from this year’s World Cup

The council of Stoichkov to Yerry Mina to triumph in the Barça

Yerry Mina arrived to the FC Barcelona the past summer and still has not had big opportunities to show his true talent. Hristo Stoichkov, mythical ex Barcelona player, wanted to command a council to the central Colombian to triumph The situation that is crossing Yerry Mina in the FC Barcelona concerns to part of the barcelonismo. The central […]

Stoichkov ‘broken’ by Cruyff death

Hristo Stoichkov, a key part of the Barcelona ‘Dream Team’ under Johan Cruyff, has expressed his shock at the Dutchman’s passing. Hristo Stoichkov says he is “broken” by the death of his former Barcelona coach Johan Cruyff. Cruyff, who passed away on Thursday at the age of 68, took the Bulgarian to Camp Nou in 1990 as part of a side which quickly became dubbed the ‘Dream Team’ after winning four successive La Liga titles as well as the […]