Borislav Mihaylov

Borislav Mihaylov
Borislav Mihaylov ©UEFA

Nationality: Bulgarian
Date of birth: 12 February 1963
Executive Committee member since: 2011

Current UEFA roles
UEFA Executive Committee (member)
Development and Technical Assistance Committee (chairman)
Football Committee (deputy chairman)

• Bulgaria's second most capped player with 102 appearances, Borislav Mihaylov is part of a goalkeeping dynasty; his father Biser Mihaylov played for PFC Levski Sofia in the 1960s while his son Nikolai Mihaylov has now followed him into the national team.

• Borislav Mihaylov won three league titles and three Bulgarian Cups with Levski, played in Portugal, France, England and Switzerland and captained the Bulgaria side featuring the likes of Hristo Stoichkov, Emil Kostadinov, Krasimir Balakov and Yordan Lechkov that reached the 1994 FIFA World Cup semi-finals.

• Hanging up his boots in 1998, Mihaylov became a member of the Bulgarian Football Union (BFS) executive committee in 2000, and was vice-president from 2001 until he was elected president in October 2005. He said: "I have had so many glorious moments and some disappointments on the field, because football is an extraordinary game – a projection of real life. I still love football as much as in my early years and I am working with the same passion for an even brighter future for the game.". Mihaylov was re-elected for further terms as BFS president in 2009 and 2014.

Previous UEFA roles
Futsal and Beach Soccer Committee (chairman) 2011-2017
Referees Committee (first vice-chairman) 2009-2011
Referees Committee (third vice-chairman) 2007-2009
National Team Competitions Committee (member) 2006-2007