Alexandru Tudor

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Alexandru Tudor
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Full name Alexandru Dan Tudor
Born (1971-09-13) 13 September 1971 (age 47)
Bucharest, Romania
Domestic
Years League Role
1990–2018 Romania Referee
1999–2018 Liga I Referee
International
Years League Role
2001–2016 FIFA listed Referee

Alexandru Dan Tudor (born 13 September 1971) is a retired Romanian football referee. He refereed his first match in the Romanian First Division on 15 May 1999, when he officiated a match between Universitatea Craiova and Universitatea Cluj. He was a FIFA-listed referee from 2001 to 2016,[1] and refereed his first UEFA Champions League qualifying match on 31 July 2002. He took charge of a UEFA Cup first round match between Celta de Vigo and Odense Boldklub two months later, but it was not until 4 November 2008 that he refereed his first Champions League group stage match, when he officiated a match between Barcelona and Basel. He refereed his last official match in the Romanian First Division on 14 December 2018, when he officiated a thrilling game between Concordia Chiajna and FC Politehnica Iași, 3-6. Nicknamed Brad Pitt thanks to his looks, Tudor holds the record for the most games officiated in Liga 1, with over 380 matches under his badge.

At international level, Tudor has officiated at the 2001 FIFA U-17 World Championship,[2] qualifying matches for Euro 2004,[3] Euro 2008,[4] and Euro 2012,[5] and the 2006,[6] 2010,[7] and 2014 World Cup qualifiers.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ FIFA. "Romania: Referees". Retrieved on 2 May 2013.
  2. ^ FIFA. "Match Report - Burkina Faso - Oman 1:1 (1:1)". 20 September 2001. Retrieved on 2 May 2013.
  3. ^ UEFA. "Malta 0-4 France". 16 October 2002. Retrieved on 2 May 2013.
  4. ^ UEFA. "Kazakhstan 2-2 Belgium". 12 September 2007. Retrieved on 2 May 2013.
  5. ^ UEFA. "Italy 3-0 Estonia". 3 June 2011. Retrieved on 2 May 2013.
  6. ^ FIFA. "Match Report - Kazakhstan - Greece 1:2 (0:0)" Archived 2009-02-04 at the Wayback Machine.. 7 September 2005. Retrieved on 2 May 2013.
  7. ^ FIFA. "Match Report - Republic of Ireland - Cyprus 1:0 (1:0)". 15 October 2008. Retrieved on 2 May 2013.
  8. ^ FIFA. "Match Report - Croatia - Wales 2:0 (1:0)". 16 October 2012. Retrieved on 2 May 2013.

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