Marcel Van Langenhove (referee)

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Marcel Van Langenhove
Born (1944-04-16) 16 April 1944 (age 71)
Wemmel, Belgium
Nationality Belgium
Occupation politician, referee

Marcel Van Langenhove (born 16 April 1944) is a Belgian politician and a former football referee.

He refereed one game at the 1990 FIFA World Cup, between Ireland and Egypt.

His most controversial game was on 18 April 1990 European Cup Semi Final between Marseille and Benfica. He validated a hand-goal by Vata at the 82nd minute of the game, allowing Benfica to qualify for the final.

He is currently the mayor of his native city of Wemmel.

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