Football Art: Dimitar Berbatov Celebrates Slinky Performance vs Aston Villa By Sketching Muhammad Ali (Photo)

Chris Wright

10th, December 2013


By Chris Wright

To wind down after his impossibly slinky performance against Aston Villa on Sunday and inspired by nothing more than his own languid greatness, Dimitar Berbatov – after washing down a post-match gauloise with a mint julep out on the veranda – spent the rest of the afternoon, as he so often does, sketching other such moments of consummate greatness, pencilling a fine tribute to Muhammad Ali then posting it on his official Facebook page


“Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee..:))) Who is this..Can u guess..:)))”

Here’s the original image of the victorious Ali towering over a floored Sonny Liston in 1965, for comparison’s sake…


Not bad, not bad at all.

Here’s some more examples of Berba’s pencilmanship, as taken from his Facebook page…

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(Image via Dimitar Berbatov/Facebook)

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  1. Robert says:

    How appropriate… Liston took a massive DIVE in that “fight”.

  2. Jarren says:

    Morning: Wake up, smoke cigar, kiss beautiful wife

    Afternoon: Play game of football, score coolest penalty ever, win game

    Evening: Go home, put on badass shades & decide to draw Ali to kill some time while smoking another cigar

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