FIFA World Cup referees
After the 2006 FIFA World Cup 332 referees have conducted World Cup matches. Ravshan Irmatov from Uzbekistan is the referee with most matches (9). 19 referees have conducted the 19 finals.
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Felipe Ramos
Felipe de Jesús Ramos Rizo (born March 10, 1963 in Mexico City) is a FIFA football referee from Mexico, who officiated three matches at the 2002 FIFA World Cup. He made his debut as a referee on May 2...
Felipe Ramos - Wikipedia
Alexis Ponnet
Alexis Ponnet (born 9 March 1939 in Brussels) is a former Belgian football referee. Most known for supervising two matches in the 1982 FIFA World Cup in Spain and one in the 1986 FIFA World Cup in Mex...
Pierluigi Collina
Pierluigi Collina ([pjerluˈidʒi kolˈlina]; born 13 February 1960) is an Italian former football referee. He was widely considered the best referee of his generation, having been named FIFA's "Best Ref...
Pierluigi Collina - Wikipedia
Elías Jácome
Elías Jácome Guerrero (November 2, 1945 - July 26, 1999) was the first Ecuadorian soccer referee to participate in a FIFA World Cup. He supervised the Spain versus South Korea match (3-1) during the 1...
Ulf Eriksson
Ulf Eriksson (born May 26, 1942) is a retired football referee from Sollefteå, Sweden and a former football player. He was a referee officiating at the 1978 FIFA World Cup, including the match between...
Rene Mercet
René Mercet (December 1, 1898 – June 13, 1961) was a Swiss international referee in the 1920s and 1930s who became infamous for his performance in the Italy v Spain replayed quarter-final in the 1934 ...
Rudolf Scheurer
Rudolf Scheurer (born May 25, 1925) was a football (soccer) referee from Bettlach, most remembered for supervising four matches at the FIFA World Cup: two in 1970 and 1974. During his peak times, Sche...
Augusto Lamo Castillo
Augusto Lamo Castillo (25 September 1938 – 10 September 2002) was a Spanish football referee. He is known for having refereed one match in the 1982 FIFA World Cup on his home soil in Sp...
Nicolae Rainea
Nicolae Rainea (19 November 1933 – 1 April 2015), nicknamed The Locomotive of the Carpathians, was a Romanian football referee.
He refereed at three FIFA World Cups (1974, 1978, 1982), the UEFA Eu...
Antonio Jesús López Nieto
Antonio Jesús López Nieto (born 25 January 1958 in Málaga, Andalusia) is a former Spanish football referee, who officiated at one FIFA World Cup and during the UEFA Champions League.In 1995, Nieto acc...