Jonas Eriksson (referee)

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Jonas Eriksson
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Eriksson in 2011
Full name Jonas Eriksson
Born (1974-03-28) 28 March 1974 (age 42)
Luleå, Sweden
Other occupation Salesman
Domestic
Years League Role
1998– Superettan Referee
2000– Allsvenskan Referee
International
Years League Role
2002– FIFA listed Referee

Jonas Eriksson (born 28 March 1974) is a Swedish football referee. He has been a full international referee for FIFA since 2002.[1]

Career[edit]

Eriksson became a professional referee in 1994 and has been an Allsvenskan referee since 2000. He has refereed 263 matches in Allsvenskan, 47 matches in Superettan and 112 international matches as of 2014.[1]

In August 2013, Eriksson was chosen to referee 2013 UEFA Super Cup between Chelsea and Bayern Munich.[2] He was called by FIFA to officiate in Brazil's 2014 FIFA World Cup. His first match in the World Cup was between the United States and Ghana.[3] He was the fourth official at the 2015 UEFA Champions League Final match of Juventus vs. Barcelona at Olympiastadion in Berlin, Germany on 6 June 2015.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Eriksson currently resides in Sigtuna. He is reputedly a multi-millionaire.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Elitdomare i herrfotboll" (in Swedish). svenskfotboll.se. Retrieved 21 March 2014. .
  2. ^ "Eriksson to referee UEFA Super Cup". UEFA. Retrieved 26 August 2013. 
  3. ^ https://my.sports.yahoo.com/blogs/soccer-dirty-tackle/swedish-millionaire-to-referee-us-world-cup-opener-against-ghana-194954265-soccer.html
  4. ^ "Çakır to referee UEFA Champions League final". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 18 May 2015. Retrieved 6 June 2015. 
  5. ^ "Sweden's laid back millionaire - Euro 2012 referee Jonas Eriksson". Goal.com. Retrieved 4 June 2012. 

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