The Times: Berbatov Is Houdini

Sports | October 5, 2008, Sunday // 00:00| Views: | Comments: 8
Bulgaria The Times: Berbatov Is Houdini: The Times: Berbatov Is Houdini The Times has compared Manchester United's Bulgarian striker Dimitar Berbatov to the legendary magician Harry Houdini because of his skill with the ball. Photo by

The UK newspaper the Times compared Manchester United's Bulgarian striker Dimitar Berbatov to the magician Harry Houdini for his distinguished performance during United's victory over Blackburn Rovers 0:2.

Berbatov's skill at defending the ball and passing led the Times to describe him as "uncontainable".

According to the paper, the United manager Alex Ferguson instructed his players to pass to Berbatov, even if he was tightly marked.
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L16toDE13viaDT7_DT1_TQ1andPO35 - 14 Oct 2008 // 21:05:53


I am a Liverbird fella through and through and I take the piss out of Mancs day-in and day-out but I would like to assure you that their chants in relation to Ji-Sung Park are as affectionate as they can be.

The Manc fans are making fans of us Scousers and not Park himself and South Korea. It's just typically lovely Northern banter, mate! Salt of the Earth! I take that back, LOL! Mancs are merely eejits. I do love old-school Boddies, though - what used to be the cream of Mancland!

Shimmy - 12 Oct 2008 // 18:14:25

So let me get this straight: Man U fans are making chants ridiculing JSP's privates, nationality, and appearance? It's not just Spain, Italy, or Portugal...all of Europe is racist. Say what you want, but as a fan of JSP I don't think it's particularly inspiring hearing asinine chants like that...and y'all English people think you're somehow more civilized than the rest of us. If JSP is going to have anything to do with dogs, it'll be humiliating some racist, ignorant blokes on the pitch.

Uchak - 8 Oct 2008 // 10:05:53

Bloke, what about the Spurs Sol Campbell chants?:)

here goes my Park chant:

Park, Park! Cannae find your cokk in the dark!
your not half bad for a bloody wog-
just doan eat me fookin" dog!!!

iamsoobored - 6 Oct 2008 // 13:55:15

Yes, indeed! This guy is much younger and better looking than Houdini ever was! This guy is better looking than David Beckam even! He should be a movie star!

L16toDE13viaDT7_DT1_TQ1andPO35 - 6 Oct 2008 // 13:14:27

Uch, la!

Are you aware of the chant that 'Scumchester United' fans have dedicated to Korean Ji-Sung Park? (Manc knob'eads... or should I say the Manc club with a majority fan base in Surrey... you'll be 'ard-pressed to hear a Manc accent among the Man Utd loyal brethren).

Here goes: Park, Park wherever you may be, they eat dogs in your own country but it could be worse, you could be Scouse eating rats in your council house!

Every self-respecting Scouser like me is laughing her/his titties off! :-D

L16toDE13viaDT7_DT1_TQ1andPO35 - 6 Oct 2008 // 12:51:42

He still cannot hold a candle to Nando!

His armband proved he is a Red... Torres! Torres!

Nando is the dog's bollocks!

Uchak - 6 Oct 2008 // 09:56:14

berba's passing is up there with his scoring instinct!

he can carve up defense with great passes for Wayne Rooney and Tevez...

so keep up great work, Berba does Bulgaria proud!!

mavro from australia - 6 Oct 2008 // 08:30:15

Go Berbatov Go! What an accolate to be compared with Houdini.

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