According to Hristo Stoichkov, who asked him to be the best man at his wedding, Atanas Uzunov is the greatest Bulgarian referee ever.
Uzunov retired to become chairman of the Burgarian referee commission but resigned almost immediately.
Then he became an executive director of a team called Beroe.
A UEFA Cup semi-final, a match at the 1996 European Championship. Uzunov became a referee in the highest Bulgarian division in 1987.