Alberto Undiano Mallenco
||Alberto Undiano Mallenco
8 October 1973 |
Pamplona, Navarre, Spain
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.
2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup
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.
2010 FIFA World Cup
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.