Brazil 2014: Referee for the Germany v Argentina Final

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.

Match Yellows Red
Spain 1 Holland 5 4
Nigeria 2 Argentina 3 2
Argentina 1 Belgium 0 3
Total 9 0

Sunday 13th JulyGermany v Argentina  8pm BST (4pm Brazilian local time)  at the  Estadio do Maracana, Rio De Janerio.W

Referee: Nicola RIZZOLI (Italy)
Assiatant Referees: Renato FAVERANI (ITA) and Andrea STEFANI (ITA)
Fourth official: Carlos VERA (ECU)

Our preview of the final