Francisco Chacón

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Chacón and the second or maternal family name is Rodríguez.
Francisco Chacón
Full name Francisco Chacón Gutierrez
Born (1976-05-08) May 8, 1976 (age 38)
Irapuato, Guanajuato, Mexico
Years League Role
2003– Liga MX Referee
2003– Ascenso MX Referee
Years League Role
2009– FIFA listed Referee, Fourth official

Francisco Chacón Gutierrez (born May 8, 1976, Irapuato, Guanajuato), is a Mexican football referee qualified by FIFA to officiate international matches.

An international referee since 2009, Chacón has been selected for two FIFA Tournaments the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup and the 2011 Copa America

Officiating in domestic leagues[edit]

Chacón's first game as a referee was on September 7, 2003, in the Mexican Primera "A" during Round 6 of Torneo Apertura 2003 between Tapatio and Tijuana. On August 21, 2004, he made his debut in the Mexican Primera Division in a match between Club Atlas and Puebla FC in Round 2 of Torneo Apertura 2004. He issued seven cards, including two red cards, during the match. He refereeing in 2 Superclasicos and 1 as the 4th official in Mexican football short tournaments history. On August 20, 2011, Chacón was the official for the match between Santos Laguna and Monarcas Morelia. the match was suspended in the 40th minute due to gunfire.

In March 2013 he was suspended three games by the Disciplinary Commission for inappropriate comments made in a video posted on social networks.

FIFA accreditation[edit]

Chacón was accredited to official international matches by FIFA on January 1, 2009.[1]

International matches officiated[edit]

Tournament Date Venue Round Team 1 Result Team 2
2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup June 6, 2011 The Home Depot Center, Carson, California, United States First Round  Honduras 0 – 0  Guatemala
2011 Copa América July 10, 2011 Estadio Brigadier General Estanislao López, Santa Fe, Argentina First Round  Colombia 2 – 0  Bolivia
2011 Copa América July 16, 2011 Estadio Mario Alberto Kempes, Córdoba, Argentina Quarter Finals  Colombia 0 – 2  Peru
2011 Copa América July 20, 2011 Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, Mendoza, Argentina Semi Finals  Paraguay 0 – 0  Venezuela


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