Former Bulgaria defender Trifon Ivanov has died at the age of 50, the country's football association has announced.
Ivanov played 77 times for his country in total and the Bulgarian Football Union called him one of the nation's best ever players when announcing his passing on Saturday.
He helped Bulgaria to the semifinals of the 1994 World Cup and also played at Euro 96.
"Trifon Ivanov will remain in the history of Bulgarian football as one of the best defenders,'' a statement read. "Before...