Italy-England, the final of the European Championships scheduled for Sunday 11 July at Wembley, will be refereed by the Dutch Bjorn Kuipers, who had directed the challenge of the 2010 World Cup
Another Dutch referee for theEngland, after the discussed direction of Makkelie damage in the semifinal against Denmark, decided by a bogus penalty. Bjorn Kuipers will be assisted by his compatriots Sander van Roekel is Erwin Zeinstra, fourth official the Spaniard Carlos del Cerro Grande. At the Var there will be the German Bastian Dankert.
Bjorn Kuipers has refereed Italy 4 timesto. The balance is one win, one draw and two defeats, but the only success dates back to the match againstEngland of 15 June 2014 during the Brazilian World Cup. It was a game of Group D, they scored Marchisio is Balotelli, in the middle of the momentary draw of Sturridge.
The current national team were on the pitch Verratti, Sirigu, Chiellini and De Rossi (now Roberto Mancini’s assistant), while they were on the bench Bonucci, Insigne and Immobile, with the latter entering the course of the challenge.
Bjorn Kuipers, born in 1973, began arbitrating in the Eredivisie in 2005, receiving an international appointment one year later. His most important matches include the 2011 European Super Cup between Barcelona and Porto, the 2013 Europa League finals between Benfica and Chelsea and 2018 between Atletico Madrid and Marseille and the 2014 Champions League final, which was a derby between Real Madrid. Madrid and Atletico Madrid.
Among national teams, he refereed the 2013 Confederation Cup final between Brazil and Spain, the final of the Under 20 World Cup between Venezuela and England. At the 2018 World Cup he participated as fourth man in the final between France and Croatia.