Dim­i­tar Ber­ba­tov’s best games

“PEO­PLE OF­TEN ASK ME, ‘WHAT WAS YOUR FAVOURITE GOAL?’ AND, HON­ESTLY, I DON’T HAVE ONE I LOVE ALL OF MY GOALS!”

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Leverkusen 4 Liver­pool 2 April 9, 2002 Cham­pi­ons League

“At the start of that sea­son, who would have given Bayer Leverkusen any chance of making the Cham­pi­ons League fi­nal? Beat­ing Liver­pool in the quar­ter-fi­nals was in­cred­i­ble – they’re one of big­gest clubs in Europe, with such a rich his­tory. I had to pinch my­self for scor­ing on an oc­ca­sion like that, hav­ing come on as a sub for the sec­ond half. It put us 3-1 ahead on the night – 3-2 on ag­gre­gate.”

Tot­ten­ham 2 Chelsea 1

Fe­bru­ary 24, 2008 League Cup fi­nal

“I al­ways liked the chal­lenge of tak­ing on the ‘big­ger’ teams with top play­ers. Chelsea went into that fi­nal as the big favourites and they had some fan­tas­tic play­ers like John Terry, Frank Lam­pard, Di­dier Drogba and my old Leverkusen team-mate, Michael Bal­lack, but I was con­fi­dent that we could win. I equalised with a penalty and Jonathan Woodgate won the cup for us dur­ing ex­tra time.”

Man United 7 Black­burn 1

Novem­ber 27, 2010 Premier League

“Peo­ple of­ten ask me, ‘What was your favourite goal?’ and, hon­estly, I don’t re­ally have one - I love all of my goals! Get­ting five goals in one game at home to Black­burn made that a very spe­cial day. We won the league that sea­son, got to the Cham­pi­ons League fi­nal and I was the top scorer, so it was all good!”

Ar­se­nal 1 Monaco 3

Fe­bru­ary 25, 2015 Cham­pi­ons League

“As an ex-spurs player, I could hear the boos from the Ar­se­nal fans ev­ery time I touched the ball. The pre-match talk was that Ar­se­nal would win, blah, blah, blah. I thought to my­self, ‘Don’t worry, your mo­ment will come.’ That’s what hap­pened – I got the chance to score and took it. We won 3-1, which helped us get through to the quar­ter-fi­nals.”

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