Manchester United striker Robin van Persie met Bulgarian footballing legend Hristo Stoichkov today, and he was delighted to have done so.
The Netherlands international took to social networking site Twitter to post the following photo and message earlier this afternoon.
Was very nice to meet Hristo Stoichkov today. Legend! pic.twitter.com/xe2XIVdQ3t— Robin van Persie (@Persie_Official) November 11, 2014
Stoichkov is one of the greatest footballers of all time and arguably Bulgaria’s finest.
Now retired, the 48-year-old former forward played for the likes of Barcelona, Parma and CSKA Sofia, and won multiple honours.
Van Persie is currently going through a bad run of form, and perhaps meeting up with one of the finest forwards could just help him recover his old touch.