Alberto Undiano Mallenco

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Undiano and the second or maternal family name is Mallenco.
Alberto Undiano Mallenco
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Full name Alberto Undiano Mallenco
Born (1973-10-08) 8 October 1973 (age 40)
Pamplona, Navarre, Spain
Other occupation Sociologist
2000– La Liga Referee
International
Years League Role
2004– FIFA listed Referee

Alberto Undiano Mallenco (born 8 October 1973 in Pamplona) is a Spanish football referee who currently resides in Ansoáin. He has been a full international referee for FIFA since 2004. Undiano is also a part-time sociologist.[1]

Career[edit]

2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup[edit]

Undiano was selected as a referee for the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Canada, where he refereed the match between Canada and Chile on 1 July 2007. He also refereed the final match between Argentina and Czech Republic on 23 July 2007. Undiano was the only Spanish referee at the 2010 FIFA World Cup.[2]

2010 FIFA World Cup[edit]

Undiano was selected as a referee for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. The group stage game between Germany and Serbia resulted in a 1-0 win for Serbia. Undiano gave a second yellow card to German player Miroslav Klose in the 36th minute, thus resulting in a red card. In the 59th minute Nemanja Vidić received a yellow card for handball, also resulting in a penalty. Undiano awarded yellow cards to Klose (2), Branislav Ivanović, Aleksandar Kolarov, Sami Khedira, Philipp Lahm, Neven Subotić, Bastian Schweinsteiger and Nemanja Vidić – a total of nine yellow cards.[3][4]

Honours[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Archie Rogers. "referee - Alberto Undiano Mallenco - bio". WorldReferee.com. Retrieved 2010-06-18. 
  2. ^ Exclusives (2010-04-17). "Exclusive: Alberto Undiano Mallenco, World Cup referee, on video evidence, Africa, & love of the game". Goal.com. Archived from the original on 23 June 2010. Retrieved 2010-06-18. 
  3. ^ "Germany vs Serbia in World Cup 2010 - Football". Football-lineups.com. Archived from the original on 23 June 2010. Retrieved 2010-06-18. 
  4. ^ "Football - Match World Cup : Germany vs. Serbia". Footballdatabase.eu. Retrieved 2010-06-18. 

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