|Full name||Georgi Penkov Bozhilov|
|Date of birth||12 February 1987|
|Place of birth||Sofia, Bulgaria|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Playing position||Second striker / Striker|
|Beroe Stara Zagora|
|2009||→ Lokomotiv Plovdiv (loan)||5||(0)|
|2015–||Beroe Stara Zagora||29||(2)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 May 2016.
Georgi Penkov Bozhilov (Bulgarian: Георги Божилов, born 12 February 1987) is a Bulgarian footballer who currently plays for Beroe Stara Zagora. He has played much of his career as a second striker but he has also been used as a striker and as an attacking midfielder.
Born in Sofia, Bozhilov joined CSKA Sofia's Academy at the age of 15 having previously been at Septemvri Sofia. In 2004 he left CSKA's Academy and signed first professional contract with Naftex Burgas, together with his teammates Vladislav Stoyanov and Orlin Starokin.
In June 2006, Bozhilov joined Chernomorets Burgas, but suffered a severe knee injury and missed all matches of the 2006–07 season. He made his league debut in a 6–1 away win at Belasitsa Petrich on 12 August 2007, coming on in the 81st minute as a substitute. Bozhilov then netted his first ever professional goal of his career in the league match against Lokomotiv Plovdiv on 6 October 2007, scoring the only goal in a 1–0 home win. He scored a total of 5 goals in 25 A Group games in the 2007–08 season.
Lokomotiv Plovdiv (loan)
On 24 January 2010, Bozhilov completed a move from Chernomorets to Cherno More, signing a long-term contract for an undisclosed fee. He made his competitive debut for Cherno More in a league game against Sliven 2000 on 8 March 2010, wearing the number 14. Bozhilov scored his first goal a week later, in a 3–2 home win over Lokomotiv Plovdiv.
On 7 January 2012, it was announced that Ukrainian Premier League side Zorya Luhansk had agreed a deal to sign Bozhilov. Five days later, Zorya however pulled out of the transfer after it was reported that he failed his medical with the club.
On 31 August 2013, Bozhilov hit his first goals of the 2013–14 season, scoring twice in the 3–1 home win against Ludogorets Razgrad. He made his 100th league appearance for Cherno More in a 1–0 away win at Neftochimic Burgas on 14 September.
Beroe Stara Zagora
In June 2015, Bozhilov signed a contract with Beroe Stara Zagora as a free agent, after his contract had expired with Cherno More at the end of the 2014–15 season. He scored on his competitive debut for Beroe on 2 July, scoring the second in a 2–0 away victory over Atlantas in the first qualifying round of 2015–16 Europa League.
As of 2 July 2015[update]
|Beroe Stara Zagora||2015–16||0||0||0||0||1||1||1||1|
- Cherno More
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