José María García-Aranda
|Full name||José María García-Aranda Encinar|
March 3, 1956|
|Other occupation||Physical education teacher|
José María García-Aranda Encinar (born 3 March 1956 in Madrid) is a retired football (soccer) referee from Spain, best known for supervising three matches during the 1998 FIFA World Cup in France. He also led two matches at the 2000 UEFA European Football Championship held in Belgium and the Netherlands.
He lives in Switzerland, where he works for the FIFA, the International Football Association, as the Head of Refereeing.