|Date of birth||13 April 1979|
|Place of birth||Pernik, Bulgaria|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Attacking midfielder|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 January 2014.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 8 January 2014
He has previously played for Minyor Pernik, Litex Lovech, Lokomotiv Sofia, Marek Dupnitsa and CSKA Sofia. Dimitrov was part of the Bulgarian 2004 European Football Championship team, who exited in the first round, finishing bottom of Group C, having finished top of Qualifying Group 8 in the pre-tournament phase.
In 2003, when Dimitrov won a number of individual awards as one of the best players in the A PFG, he was close to securing a move to FC Porto, but the deal eventually fell through due to financial reasons.
On 11 June 2008, Dimitrov signed with Metalurh Donetsk on a 2+1-year deal for a reported fee of €500,000. He made his Ukrainian Premier League debut against Karpaty Lviv on 19 July, playing the full 90 minutes.
On 17 November 2012, he scored the only goal in a 1–0 victory over Dynamo Kyiv. He marked his 100th league appearance for Metalurh against Hoverla Uzhhorod on 20 April 2013, by scoring a winning goal for a 2–1 home win.
Dimitrov played for the league based national side in an unofficial friendly against Azerbaijan on 21 February 2002, scoring a goal for a 3–0 home win. He made his competitive debut for the national team in a 1–0 away loss against Spain on 20 November 2002, coming on as a second-half substitute. On 20 August 2003, Dimitrov opened his senior international goals tally, scoring twice for a 3–0 win over Lithuania.
He was included in the Bulgaria Euro 2004 squad in May 2004 by Plamen Markov and came on as a second-half substitute in Bulgaria's opening game against Sweden on 14 June. He was brought on once again in the match against Italy.
- Scores and results list Bulgaria's goal tally first.
|1.||20 August 2003||Vasil Levski, Sofia, Bulgaria||Lithuania||2–0||3–0||Friendly|
|2.||20 August 2003||Vasil Levski, Sofia, Bulgaria||Lithuania||3–0||3–0||Friendly|
|3.||17 November 2007||Vasil Levski, Sofia, Bulgaria||Romania||1–0||1–0||Euro 2008 qualifier|
- CSKA Sofia
- Metalurh Donetsk
- "Велизар разкри учителите си за "велизарките", "подражавах на Емо Костадинов и Гиби Искренов". topsport.bg. 15 February 2014.
- "Велизар Димитров е играч на Металург Донецк" (in Bulgarian). sportline.bg. 11 June 2008.
- "Metalurh Donetsk 1–0 Karpaty Lviv". soccerway.com. 19 July 2008.
- "Велизар Димитров в идеалния отбор на 16-ия кръг в Украйна" (in Bulgarian). sportal.bg. 21 November 2012.
- "Metalurh Donetsk 1–0 Dynamo Kyiv". soccerway.com. 17 November 2012.
- "Като в приказка" (in Bulgarian). sportal.bg. 21 April 2013.
- "Националите ни с лекота се справиха с азерите" (in Bulgarian). more.info.bg. 21 February 2002.
- "Испания – България 1:0" (in Bulgarian). more.info.bg. 20 November 2002.
- "Sweden 5–0 Bulgaria". bbc.co.uk. 14 June 2004.
- Velizar Dimitrov at National-Football-Teams.com