On 51-m to year of life died the legendary Bulgarian football player Trifon Ivanov, one of the best defenders of Bulgarian football, trud reports.bg.
The football player became ill. When I arrived by ambulance, he was already dead. The tragedy occurred in the village of Samovodene.
Trifon Ivanov began his career at the club «ether», which played in 1983-88 and 1990-91 (on loan). In CSKA Sofia he played in 1989-91, 1992-93 and 1998.
Also Bulgarian footballer defended the colors of «Betis», Xamax, Vienna, SK Rapid, Austria Wien. Trifon Ivanov ended his career at the Austrian club «Favoriter».
Twice champion of Bulgaria CSKA, finalist of the Cup winners ‘ Cup in the «Rapida».
In 1988-98, Trifon Ivanov played for the national team of Bulgaria. He is a participant of the world Championships 1994 and 1998, and the European championship 1996. One of the key players of the team that reached the semi-finals of the world Cup in the USA.
In the qualifying tournament, the 1998 world Cup Trifon Ivanov scored the winning goal in the match with the Russians. This victory brought the Bulgarians in the final of the tournament.