Georgi Rangelov Asparuhov, nicknamed Gundi was a Bulgarian football player. He is considered to be among the top Bulgarian footballers of all time. He was voted the best Bulgarian footballer of the 20th Century, ahead of Hristo Stoichkov. Asparuhov was nominated for the 1965 Ballon D'Or award, finishing eighth in the final standings. Normally a striker, Asparuhov was renowned for his finishing, technique and heading ability.