Jonas Eriksson (referee)

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Jonas Eriksson
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Eriksson in 2011
Full name Jonas Eriksson
Born (1974-03-28) 28 March 1974 (age 40)
Luleå, Sweden
Other occupation Full-time referee
Salesman
Domestic
Years League Role
1998– Superettan Referee
2000– Allsvenskan Referee
International
Years League Role
2002– FIFA listed Referee

Jonas Eriksson (born 28 March 1974) is a Swedish football referee. Eriksson currently resides in Sigtuna. He is reputedly a multi-millionaire.[1] He has been a full international referee for FIFA since 2002. He became a professional referee in 1994 and has been an Allsvenskan referee since 2000. Eriksson has refereed 263 matches in Allsvenskan, 47 matches in Superettan and 112 international matches as of 2014.[2]

In August 2013, Eriksson was chosen to referee 2013 UEFA Super Cup between Chelsea and Bayern Munich.[3] He was called by FIFA to officiate in Brazil's 2014 FIFA World Cup. His first match in the World Cup was between the United States and Ghana.[4]

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