Former Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov recalls the “f***ing unbelievable” sensation of scoring a late winner to finish his hat-trick against Liverpool.
Former Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov has actually remembered the “f***ing unbelievable” sensation of scoring the winning goal against bitter competitors Liverpool
The Bulgarian delighted in probably the finest day of his United profession when English football’s 2 most effective clubs took on at Old Trafford in September 2010, scoring a hat-trick in a 3-2 win for Sir Alex Ferguson‘s side.
Berbatov scored two times in the past Steven Gerrard netted a brace of his own to erase United’s lead, just for Berbatov to have the ultimate victory with an 84 th-minute winner.
“When you’re Manchester United at Old Trafford, of course you’re going to put pressure on teams. We were always scoring goals in the last minute. It is in the air. You see that something is coming, you smell that something is coming. And I was so confident that day, I was sure that if I had one more chance, I would score,” Berbatov informed United’s official website.
” When Sheasy [John O’Shea] drifted the ball into the location, as a striker you need to look and move for the space in thebox Despite the fact that there were numerous, numerous players in the box because situation, if you understand where to stand, where there will be space, how to place yourself … in some cases the ball is going to come for you. That held true because minute.
” As a young striker, lots of people informed me that a person second in football can be very crucial. If you jump one second prior to him, it’s over, youwin Sheasy put the ball in, I timed my jump one second prior to [Jamie] Carragher, it was so simple for me to get the ball, get the header, get the goal.
“Game over. We win. After that, everything is a blur. You’re running blind. You don’t see anything but colour. Let me tell you, that feeling is f***ing unbelievable.”
Berbatov played 149 times for United in overall, scoring 56 goals.