Monaco’s Dimitar Berbatov scores wonder volley in pre-season

For most players, the pre-season is a time to shake off the rust from the summer break, and to ease back into the everyday grind that is professional soccer. It’s not uncommon for our favorite stars to require a few weeks before they show their full fitness and ability again.

Dimitar Berbatov is not most players.

No, “The Continental” already looks to be in mid-season form with French side AS Monaco, scoring this breathtaking, acrobatic volley in a test against Colombian side Atletico Junior on Sunday:

Who needs James Rodriguez when you have Berba, right?

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Too easy! Berbatov’s dream lob sends Monaco into Champions League

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Dimitar Berbatov wants you to know he’s still the smoothest striker in the game.

On Sunday, the former Fulham and Man United man produced one of the most effortless goals humanly possible to give Monaco a 1-0 win over Nice, which clinched them a spot in next year’s Champions League.

No big deal.


Berba a surprise target for Barca

Lionel Messi is out injured with a hamstring injury so who are Barcelona considering bringing in as a possible replacement to cover his absence? That’s right, Dimitar Berbatov! The Bulgarian has hardly been setting the world alight at Fulham this season, scoring just two goals in 11 appearances, but he is viewed as the man to fill in for the little maestro. We’ve also got the latest on AC Milan’s pursuit of a Tottenham defender and a contract extension for a Manchester United midfielder. Just click here for more.


Happy new year, soccer fans!

While you were sleeping, Dimitar Berbatov opened the scoring in 2013 in the first half of Fulham's win over West Brom. See what happens when you just keep calm and pass him the ball?

It was the Cottagers’ first ever win at the Hawthorns, while West Brom has now failed to win each of their 8 past New Years Day games.