Politics 23 July 2009 Berbat Off Footballers! (Berbatov specifically). Please don't try and become actors! Print HTML Uh oh. Watch out everyone. There's a footballer with thespian aspirations on the loose. Dimitar Berbatov, Bulgarian Footballer of the Year, Manchester United striker, childhood Newcastle supporter, has supposedly announced in an interview with Elle that he is interested in becoming an actor. But we should resist full-blown panic. Of the roles he has already been offered, the thoughtful Berbatov sighs: "I read, I wonder, but forgo for now." The revelation comes from Bulgarian magazine Bliasak. Warning: this article is sorely let down by Google's attempts at translation. › Columnist of the Week Sophie Elmhirst is features editor of the New Statesman Subscribe More Related articles Michelle Obama's powerful speech demolishes Donald Trump without even mentioning his name Could Jeremy Corbyn still be excluded from the leadership race? The High Court will rule today Which CLPs are nominating who in the 2016 Labour leadership contest?