Helmut Kohl (referee)

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This article is about the referee. For the German politician, see Helmut Kohl.
Helmut Kohl
Born (1943-02-08)8 February 1943
Died 26 September 1991(1991-09-26) (aged 48)
Other occupation Butcher
Years League Role
1981-1990 Bundesliga Referee
Years League Role
1984-1990 FIFA-listed Referee

Helmut Kohl (8 February 1943 – 26 September 1991) was a football referee from Austria. He is known for officiating three matches in the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy and also the 1990 European Cup Final. He died little over a year later at the age of 48.


Preceded by
European Cup Final 1989
West Germany Karl-Heinz Tritschler
European Cup Referees
Final 1990
Austria Helmut Kohl
Succeeded by
European Cup Final 1991
Italy Tullio Lanese