Alfonso Pérez Burrull

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Pérez Burrull
Full name Alfonso Pérez Burrull
Born (1965-09-15) September 15, 1965 (age 49)
Comillas, Cantabria, Spain
Other occupation Sales Representative
Domestic
Years League Role
1997–present La Liga Referee
International
Years League Role
2002–present FIFA Referee

Alfonso Pérez Burrull is a Spanish association football Referee who currently officiates in the La Liga. He has been officiating since 1997, and made his international debut in 2009.

History[edit]

Burrull has been officiating in the La Liga since the 1997-1998 season and has also officiated Europa League Qualifications along with Champions League Qualifications.

He was nominated to be the Fourth Official during the 2009 UEFA Cup Final, the last ever UEFA Cup held.[1]

Burrull is known for being a controversial referee, having been thrust into the spotlight several times over his career for dubious calls and decisions, most recently in the 2009-10 Copa del Rey match between FC Barcelona and Sevilla FC.[2]

International Games

In 2002 Burrell became an FIFA accredited international referee, however had to wait until 2009 to officiate his first game, a friendly between Australia and Ireland.[3]

Date Home Away Result Competition
August 13, 2009 Republic of Ireland Ireland Australia Australia 0-3 Friendly Match

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Luis Medina Cantalejo to referee UEFA Cup final". UEFA. Retrieved 18 September 2010. 
  2. ^ "Spanish Referee Perez Burrull Subject Of Harsh Criticism After Copa Del Rey Match". Goal. January 6, 2010. Retrieved 18 September 2010. 
  3. ^ "Trapattoni pays tribute to Australia". FAI. August 13, 2009. Retrieved 18 September 2010. 

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