Ivan Eklind

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Ivan Eklind (center) during 1934 FIFA World Cup.

Ivan Henning Hjalmar Eklind (October 15, 1905 – July 23, 1981) was a football referee from Sweden known for refereeing the 1934 FIFA World Cup Final between Italy and Czechoslovakia in Rome.

Career[edit]

Eklind officiated in the 1934 FIFA World Cup Final, which was wn by Italy 2-1..[1]

Eklind officiated in 6 World Cup finals matches over a 16-year period (1934–1950) (one as Assistant Referee to Baert in June 1938), including the Brazil triumph against Poland in Strasbourg in which 11 goals were scored and a Group A match at the 1950 World Cup. Baert was also to go on to enjoy an incredibly lengthy international career.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://fifaworldcup.yahoo.com/06/en/p/pwc/ph/1934.html?i=3&d=1
Preceded by
Belgium Jean Langenus
FIFA World Cup final match referees
1934
Sweden Ivan Eklind
Succeeded by
France Georges Capdeville