Héber Lopes

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Héber Lopes
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Full name Héber Roberto Lopes
Born (1972-07-13) 13 July 1972 (age 47)
Londrina, Paraná, Brazil
Domestic
Years League Role
Campeonato Brasileiro Série A Referee
International
Years League Role
2002–17 FIFA listed Referee

Héber Roberto Lopes (born 13 July 1972) is a Brazilian football referee. He refereed at 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

Refereeing career[edit]

After taking up professional refereeing in 1995, he began officiating at national level in Brazil in 1997.[1]

Lopes was FIFA listed between 2002 and 2017.[2][3]

On 26 June 2016, Lopes was the referee of the Copa América Centenario Final, contested between Argentina and Chile. He sent off Chilean Marcelo Díaz in the 28th minute for a second bookable offence, before showing a straight red in the 43rd minute to Marcos Rojo of Argentina.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Heber Lopes". WorldReferee. Retrieved 27 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Brazil: Referees". FIFA. Retrieved 27 April 2014.
  3. ^ Saviani, Rodrigo (20 June 2019). "Perto de "pendurar o apito", Heber quer bater recorde de Arnaldo Cezar Coelho no Brasileirão" [Close to "hanging up the whistle", Heber wants to beat Arnaldo Cezar Coelho's Brasileirão record]. Globo Esporte (in Portuguese). Retrieved 17 April 2020.