Wilmar Roldán

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Roldán and the second or maternal family name is Pérez.

Wilmar Alexander Roldán Pérez (born 24 January 1980 in Amalfi, Antioquia) is a Colombian football referee.

He has been a referee in the domestic league since 2003 and became a FIFA International in 2008.[1]

He was selected for his maiden Copa América tournament in 2011, where he officiated in two group matches and the third-place match between Venezuela and Peru.[2] Roldán has also officiated at the 2012 Olympic tournament[3] and 2014 World Cup qualifiers.[4]

In March 2013, FIFA named Roldán to its list of 52 candidate referees for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.[5] In January 2014, FIFA included Wilmar Roldán in its refereeing team for the World Cup. He was the head referee in the Group A match between Mexico and Cameroon.

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  1. ^ FIFA. "Colombia: Referees". Retrieved on 3 May 2013.
  2. ^ Ciullini, Pablo. "Copa América 2011". RSSSF, 14 March 2013. Retrieved on 3 May 2013.
  3. ^ FIFA. "Match Report - Great Britain - Korea Republic 1:1 a.e.t. (1:1, 1:1) 4:5 PSO". 4 August 2012. Retrieved on 3 May 2013.
  4. ^ FIFA. "Match Report - Uruguay - Paraguay 1:1 (0:0)". 22 March 2013. Retrieved on 3 May 2013.
  5. ^ FIFA. "Open list of prospective referees & assistant referees for the 2014 FIFA World Cup". 7 March 2013. Retrieved on 3 May 2013.