FIFA have appointed an Italian to officiate Sunday’s Final of the World Cup. The referee will be Nicola Rizzoli, a 42-years-old an architect from Bologna.
He’s already refereed three matches at the World Cup, taking charge of Spain v Netherlands and Nigeria v Argentina in the group stages and the quarter-final between Argentina and Belgium.
|Spain 1 Holland 5||4|
|Nigeria 2 Argentina 3||2|
|Argentina 1 Belgium 0||3|
Sunday 13th July – Germany v Argentina 8pm BST (4pm Brazilian local time) at the Estadio do Maracana, Rio De Janerio.
Referee: Nicola RIZZOLI (Italy)
Assiatant Referees: Renato FAVERANI (ITA) and Andrea STEFANI (ITA)
Fourth official: Carlos VERA (ECU)
Our preview of the final http://www.exeweb.com/2014/07/11/brazil-2014-referees-for-the-germany-v-argentina-final/