Ivelin Popov: Bulgarian midfielder of Moscow "Spartak"
Ivelin Popov, whose biography will be presentedbelow, is a pretty good Bulgarian player. Now he stands for Moscow "Spartak", with varying success fighting for a place in the first team. In the national team of Bulgaria he, nevertheless, remains an indisputable authority, for many years being the captain of the team.
Yveline Popov, photo of which is known to allBulgarian sports fans, is a representative representative of the Balkan football school. He is quite technical, has a good pass culture and very useful in the position of an attacking midfielder.
Yvelin is able to give an accurate transfer,independently break through the gate, which makes him a valuable player. In this case, it is characterized by certain weaknesses. Even in his youth, he was famous for his uneasy character, Bulgarian coaches hardly endured numerous disciplinary violations by a foolish prodigy.
In addition, Yveline is quite easy to giveemotions, a series of unsuccessful matches knock him out of the rut, after which the fans can watch for a long time the pale shadow of the former creative midfielder.
In addition, Yveline Popov has a weaknessto evade the "draft" work, that is, to take an active part in defensive actions, to select balls from the opponent, for which he is often criticized by fans and specialists.
Star of the Bulgarian Championship
The current captain of the Bulgarian national team was born in Sofiain 1987. The first lessons of football skills Ivelin received at the school "Septemvri", where he was noticed by sharp-sighted scouts "Levski" - one of the strongest clubs in the country. For seven years the guy honed his skills at the club's academy, but the short-sighted bosses long dragged with the signing of a full-fledged contract with a prospective pupil.
He waved his hand at Levski and in 2005went to the Dutch "Feyenoord", where he tried to gain a foothold in the famous club. However, the main team could not get through, and Ivelin Popov returned to his homeland, where he was already eagerly awaited in "Litex".
His full professional careerthe Bulgarian started just brilliant. In the first nine games, he scored four goals and entered the top three young players of the championship of the country. However, the guy "caught the star", became free to treat discipline, violated the regime, for which the coach of the team mercilessly fined him. Nevertheless, Yveline Popov soon became one of the leaders of the club and spent five years in his team, having become the champion of the country and the best player of the season.
In 2010, the Turkish"Gaziantepspop "invited a star of the Bulgarianchampionship, paying "Litex" compensation of 2 million euros. In Turkey, Ivelin Popov felt well, regularly appeared on the field and pretty much scored for the player center field. In just 60 matches for the club he hit the gate 9 times.
In 2012, he again changed the championship,having moved to the Krasnodar "Kuban". Here he got comfortable, in the first season becoming the club's top scorer. Ivelin helped the team to break into the European Cup, where he also played well. In the qualifying matches of the Europa League, he scored three goals, "Motheruela" and "Feyenoord", which allowed "Kuban" for the first time in its history to break into the main grid of the tournament.
In 2015, Yveline Popov signed a contract withMoscow "Spartacus". First, he perfectly fit into the new team, having managed to become the best player of the month, often scored. However, because of serious competition for a place in the first team in the 2016/2017 season, Yvelin did not always go on the field from the first minutes, more often increasing the game from the bench.
Nevertheless, together with the club, he became the champion of the country in 2017. In the season 2017/2018 Yveline becomes a frequent object of criticism for an uncertain game and increasingly remains in stock.