Petar Petrov (footballer, born 1961)
|Full name||Petar Atanasov Petrov|
|Date of birth||20 February 1961|
|Place of birth||Virovsko, Bulgaria|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Playing position||Left back|
|1993–1994||Beroe Stara Zagora||8||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Born in Virovsko, Petrov started playing for PFC Levski Sofia. During his spell with the club – renamed Vitosha Sofia in 1985 – he was first-choice in seven of nine seasons, winning three national championships and two Bulgarian Cups; he scored a career-best five goals in 29 games in 1984–85.
Petrov was allowed to leave the Iron Curtain nation in 1989, at the age of 28, and signed with Portuguese team S.C. Beira-Mar. After four years, always in the Primeira Liga, he returned to his homeland and joined PFC Beroe Stara Zagora, retiring subsequently.
Petrov gained 47 caps for Bulgaria, in six years. He was part of the squad that competed at the 1986 FIFA World Cup, He didn't play in the opening game against Italy (1-1) but played in all the other matches for Bulgaria.