Robbie Keane has named former Tottenham teammate Dimitar Berbatov as his favourite ever strike partner.
The skilful Irishman and the mercurial Bulgarian were a joyous front pair to watch in their two seasons together at White Hart Lane, combining for 93 goals during that time. It was a partnership so good that it kept a certain Jermain Defoe out of the side, forcing him to briefly depart to Portsmouth.
In the video below, speaking to Sky Sports Football podcast, Keane explains why he enjoyed playing with Berba so much and dismissed the common misconception that he was arrogant.
Robbie Keane on his partnership with Dimitar Berbatov:— The Spurs Web ⚪️ (@thespursweb) April 22, 2020
“He was just so good and so confident in his ability – pleasure playing with him, he made it look so easy.” pic.twitter.com/NBxwh2TwPn
C’mon now. Berba was a little arrogant, but that only added to his appeal.
And being named Keano’s best-ever strike partner, ahead of the likes of Ronaldo, Christian Vieri, and Fernando Torres, will only increase his ego.