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Dimitar Berbatov LOSES race to become new Bulgarian FA president after narrowly missing out to Borislav Mihaylov... but Man United great is asking for second round of voting because three clubs didn't vote

Manchester United and Tottenham great Dimitar Berbatov has lost the race to become the new chief of Bulgaria's Football Association – but isn't giving up hope just yet.

The retired striker narrowly lost out to the country's current president Borislav Mihaylov, who picked up 241 votes compared to Berbatov's 230, seeing the 58-year-old voted back in for a fifth term.

However, Berbatov, who is being backed by ex-Man City and Aston Villa aces Martin and Stiliyan Petrov for the role, is asking for a second round of voting as three of the clubs didn't vote.