Hristo Stoichkov
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February 8, 1966 (age 56)

Hristo Stoichkov Stoichkov is a Bulgarian former professional footballer who is a football commentator for TUDN . A prolific forward, he is regarded as one of the best players of his generation and is often regarded as the greatest Bulgarian footballer of all time. He was runner-up for the FIFA World Player of the Year award in 1992 and 1994, and received the Ballon d'Or in 1994. In 2004, Stoichkov was named by Pelé in the FIFA 100 list of the world's greatest living players.At club level, Stoichkov spent six years at CSKA Sofia and became the top goalscorer in Europe in 1990, receiving the European Golden Shoe. In 1990, he joined Barcelona where he earned the Spanish nickname "El Pistolero" , and was part of Johan Cruyff's "Dream Team" that won four consecutive La Liga titles and the 1992 European Cup. During his time at the club, he formed a prolific strike partnership with Romário. Cruyff was largely instrumental in bringing him to Barcelona where he quickly developed into one of the most prolific forwards in the world.

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Personal information
Full name Hristo Stoichkov Stoichkov
Date of birth (1966-02-08) 8 February 1966 (age 56)
Place of birth Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Forward
Youth career
1977–1981 Maritsa Plovdiv
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1982–1984 FC Hebros 32 (14)
1984–1990 CSKA Sofia 119 (81)
1990–1995 Barcelona 151 (76)
1995–1996 Parma 23 (5)
1996–1998 Barcelona 24 (7)
1998 Al-Nassr 2 (1)
1998–1999 Kashiwa Reysol 27 (12)
2000–2002 Chicago Fire 51 (17)
2003 D.C. United 21 (5)
Total 454 (220)
National team
1986–1987 Bulgaria U21 17 (8)
1986–1999 Bulgaria 83 (37[1])
Teams managed
2004–2007 Bulgaria
2007 Celta Vigo
2009–2010 Mamelodi Sundowns
2012–2013 Litex Lovech
2013 CSKA Sofia
*Club domestic league appearances and goals
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Hristo Stoichkov's About


Hristo Stoichkov is a retired Bulgarian footballer who played for the national team. He is usually considered the finest Bulgarian footballer of all time and one of the most brilliant players of his period. He has represented both his nation and his club as a forward. He has been nominated twice for FIFA World Player of the Year as a runner-up. Aside from that, he was also the recipient of the coveted Ballon d'Or. In addition, Pele, the iconic Brazilian footballer, inducted him into the FIFA 100, a ranking of the world's greatest living players, in 2004. He was not just a gifted athlete, but he was also a contentious figure. He was well-known for his terrible temper, which harmed his relationships with teammates and even officials. His subsequent managing career was affected by his behavioral troubles, as the players found him difficult to deal with. He presently works for Univison Deportes, a Spanish-language broadcast television network, as a football analyst.

Hristo Stoichkov Family life


His father played goalkeeper on his hometown team.


Hristo Stoichkov Before Fame


After six years with Maritsa Plovdiv, he began his professional career in 1981 with Zavod Yuri Gagarin.

Hristo Stoichkov Trivia


He won the Ballon d'Or, as well as the Golden Boot, and scored six goals to lead his Bulgarian national team to fourth place in the 1994 World Cup.


Hristo Stoichkov Height Weight


At the age of 56, Hristo Stoichkov height is 5′ 10″. His weight is 161 lbs .

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He and Dimitar Berbatov both became well-known Bulgarian goal-scorers.

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Facts About Hristo Stoichkov


● Hristo Stoichkov was born on February 8, 1966 (age 56) in Plovdiv, Bulgaria
● He is a celebrity soccer player
● His nationality is Bulgarian
● He had 2 children Mihaela Stoichkova, Hristina Stoichkova
● His spouse is Mariana Stoichkova
His weight is 161 lbs
● His height is 5′ 10″

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