Manuel Mejuto González

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Manuel Mejuto González
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Full name Manuel Enrique Mejuto González
Born (1965-04-16) 16 April 1965 (age 52)
La Felguera, Spain
Other occupation Civil servant
Domestic
Years League Role
1987–1990 Tercera Referee
1990–1994 Segunda B Referee
1994–1995 Segunda Referee
1995–2010 La Liga Referee
International
Years League Role
1999–2010 FIFA listed Referee

Manuel Enrique Mejuto González (La Felguera, Langreo, born 16 April 1965) is a former Spanish football referee. He is known for refereeing two matches in the Euro 2004 in Portugal. He has also refereed three UEFA Cup matches and thirty-seven UEFA Champions League matches in his career, which include the 2005 Final between Liverpool and Milan.

At the Euro 2008 finals, Mejuto dismissed the managers of both teams, Joachim Löw and Josef Hickersberger, from the touchline and into the stands at the end of the first half of the Group B match between Austria and Germany on 16 June 2008, "for what appeared to be an ongoing spat with the fourth official", according to the BBC.[1]

Mejuto refereed in a 2010 World Cup qualification match between Sweden and Denmark on 10 October 2009.

Honours[edit]

  • Guruceta Trophy: 2001–02, 2002–03, 2003–04
  • Silbato de Oro: 1993–94 (Segunda División B), 2003–04 (La Liga)
  • Don Balón Award (Best Spanish Referee): 1996–97, 1998–99, 2002–03, 2005–06, 2007–08

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