Sálvio Spínola Fagundes Filho
|Full name||Sálvio Spinola Fagundes Filho|
14 September 1968 |
Urandi, Bahia, Brazil
|Other occupation||Full-time referee
Sálvio was born in the state of Bahia, but he lives in capital city of São Paulo since the age of 1. He first showed interest in refereeing in 1992, when he signed up for the refereeing course in the Federação Paulista de Futebol. Since then, he has been a São Paulo State referee for Brazilian competitions.
He has been an International FIFA referee since 2005 and took charge of numerous Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana matches since then. He was also selected for the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup in South Korea where he officiated six matches including the semifinal between Spain and Ghana. Fagundes also officiated in 2010 and 2014 World Cup qualifiers.
Following the retirement of fellow countryman Carlos Eugênio Simon he finally secured his maiden Copa América appointment in 2011, where he went on to officiate the final between Uruguay and Paraguay.
Fagundes is also a lawyer and economist.
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- FIFA. "Match Report - Spain - Ghana 2:1 a.e.t. (1:1, 0:0)". 5 September 2007. Retrieved on 26 July 2013.
- FIFA. "Match Report - Venezuela - Bolivia 5:3 (2:2)". 20 November 2007. Retrieved on 26 July 2013.
- FIFA. "Match Report - Colombia - Argentina 1:2 (1:0)". 15 November 2011. Retrieved on 26 July 2013.
- Ciullini, Pablo. "Copa América 2011". RSSSF, 14 March 2013. Retrieved on 26 July 2013.
- FIFA. "Brazil: Referees". Retrieved on 26 July 2013.
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