Bulgarian Head of State Demonstrates Football Skills at La Bombonera Stadium

Sports | February 5, 2016, Friday // 12:49
Bulgaria: Bulgarian Head of State Demonstrates Football Skills at La Bombonera Stadium Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev demonstrating his football skills at La Bombonera stadium in Buenos Aires. Photo: Official website of Boca Juniors

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev demonstrated his football skills at the La Bombonera stadium in Buenos Aires.

Plevneliev went to the stadium during his five-day official visit to Latin America, which featured meetings with his Argentinian and Brazilian counterparts, namely Mauricio Macri and Dilma Rouseff.

At the home ground of Boca Juniors, the Bulgarian head of state met with the president of the club Daniel Angelici and vice-president Royco Ferrari.

Plevneliev and his hosts exchanged gifts, with the Bulgarian head of state being presented with a jersey bearing the number ten and his surname, while he gave a book on Bulgarian sport in return.

The website of Boca Juniors identifies Plevneliev as passionate about football and a friend of Hristo Stoichkov, who made a commitment to strengthen ties with the club.

At the end of his visit to the stadium, the Bulgarian president stepped on the pitch to show some of his skills.

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Tags: Bulgaria, Rosen Plevneliev, Latin America, Brazil, Argentina, Buenos Aires, La Bombonera, football, Hristo Stoichkov, Boca Juniors, Mauricio Macri, Dilma Rousseff
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