14 July 1955 |
Sándor Puhl (born 14 July 1955) is a retired Hungarian football referee. He is mostly known for supervising four matches in the 1994 FIFA World Cup in the United States, including the final between Brazil and Italy. He also refereed UEFA Champions League matches, including the 1997 UEFA Champions League Final between Borussia Dortmund and Juventus. Dortmund ended up being 3-1 winners.
He was elected as IFFHS' World's Best Referee of the Year four times in a row between 1994 and 1997.
After retiring as a referee, he was Deputy Chairman of the Hungarian Football Association from 2000 to 2006. He has also worked as a co-commentator for a Hungarian sports TV channel.
Puhl speaks Hungarian, German, Italian and English.
- Profile (German)
|UEFA Cup Final referee (first leg)
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