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Petia Kotcheva poses at the Gabrovo football stadium, a few days... News PhotoBulgaria,Day,Diplomacy,Horizontal,Leaving,Politics,Portrait,Soccer,Sofia,StadiumPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPTO GO WITH AFP STORY BY VESSELA SERGUEVA AND ISABELLE WESSELINGH Petia Kotcheva, 24, poses at the Gabrovo football stadium, a few days before her departure from Bulgaria on December 20, 2013 in Gabrovo, about 200km east of capital Sofia. Petia decided to quit university to settle in Amsterdam and work as a waitress in a club. 'It's worthless to get a diploma that leads only to unemployment or a salary of 450 leva a month (US $315)''. On January 1, nine countries including Britain, France and Germany still imposing restrictions on Bulgarian and Romanian workers will lift them. AFP PHOTO / NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV (Photo credit should read NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV/AFP/Getty Images)