FIFA World Cup referees are FIFA international referees who officiate at the FIFA World Cup matches.

World Cup Final match officials

Year Referee Assistant Referees Reserve Referees and Assistant Referees Video Assistant Referees (VARs) and Assistant VARs
1930
[1]
Belgium
John Langenus
Bolivia
Ulises Saucedo
Belgium
Henri Christophe
Reserve Referees
since 1994


Reserve Assistant Referees
since 2006
Video Assistant Referees (VARs) and Assistant VARs
since 2018
1934
[2]
Sweden
Ivan Eklind
Belgium
Louis Baert
Hungary
Mihály Iváncsics
1938
[3]
France
Georges Capdeville
Switzerland
Hans Wüthrich
Belgium
Augustin Krist
1954
[4]
England
William Ling
Italy
Vincenzo Orlandini
Wales
Sandy Griffiths
1958
[5]
France
Maurice Guigue
West Germany
Albert Dusch
Spain
Juan Gardeazábal Garay
1962
[6]
Soviet Union
Nikolay Latyshev
Netherlands
Leo Horn
Scotland
Bobby Davidson
1966
[7]
Switzerland
Gottfried Dienst
Soviet Union
Tofiq Bahramov
Czechoslovakia
Karol Galba
1970
[8]
East Germany
Rudi Glöckner
Switzerland
Rudolf Scheurer
Argentina
Ángel Coerezza
1974
[9]
England
Jack Taylor
Mexico
Alfonso González Archundía
Uruguay
Ramón Barreto Ruiz
1978
[10]
Italy
Sergio Gonella
Uruguay
Ramón Barreto Ruiz
Austria
Erich Linemayr
1982
[11]
Brazil
Arnaldo Cézar Coelho
Israel
Abraham Klein
Czechoslovakia
Vojtech Christov
1986
[12]
Brazil
Romualdo Arppi Filho
Sweden
Erik Fredriksson
Costa Rica
Berny Ulloa Morera
1990
[13]
Mexico
Edgardo Codesal Méndez
Colombia
Armando Pérez Hoyos
Poland
Michał Listkiewicz
1994
[14]
Hungary
Sándor Puhl
Paraguay
Venancio Zárate Vázquez
Iran
Mohammad Fanaei
Argentina
Francisco Lamolina
1998
[15]
Morocco
Said Belqola
England
Mark Warren
South Africa
Achmat Salie
Saudi Arabia
Abdul Rahman Al-Zaid
2002
[16]
Italy
Pierluigi Collina
Sweden
Leif Lindberg
England
Philip Sharp
Scotland
Hugh Dallas
2006
[17]
Argentina
Horacio Elizondo
Argentina
Darío García
Argentina
Rodolfo Otero
Spain
Luis Medina Cantalejo
Spain
Victoriano Giráldez Carrasco
2010
[18]
England
Howard Webb
England
Darren Cann
England
Michael Mullarkey
Japan
Yuichi Nishimura
Japan
Toru Sagara
2014
[19]
Italy
Nicola Rizzoli
Italy
Renato Faverani
Italy
Andrea Stefani
Ecuador
Carlos Vera Rodríguez
Ecuador
Christian Lescano
2018 Argentina
Néstor Pitana
Argentina
Hernán Maidana
Argentina
Juan Pablo Belatti
Netherlands
Björn Kuipers
Netherlands
Erwin Zeinstra
Italy
Massimiliano Irrati
Argentina
Mauro Vigliano
Chile
Carlos Astroza Cárdenas
Netherlands
Danny Makkelie

By country

As of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final, 33 countries have been represented in the officials body of the FIFA World Cup Final.

Country Total Referees Assistant
Referees
Reserve Referees Reserve Assistant Referees VARs Assistant VARs
 Argentina 9 2 5 1 0 0 1
 England 7 3 4 0 0 0 0
 Italy 7 3 3 0 0 1 0
 Belgium 4 1 3 0 0 0 0
 Netherlands 4 0 1 1 1 0 1
 Spain 3 0 1 1 1 0 0
 Sweden 3 1 2 0 0 0 0
  Switzerland 3 1 2 0 0 0 0
 Brazil 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
 Czechoslovakia 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
 Ecuador 2 0 0 1 1 0 0
 France 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
 Hungary 2 1 1 0 0 0 0
 Japan 2 0 0 1 1 0 0
 Mexico 2 1 1 0 0 0 0
 Scotland 2 0 1 1 0 0 0
 Soviet Union 2 1 1 0 0 0 0
 Uruguay 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
 Austria 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
 Bolivia 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
 Chile 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
 Colombia 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
 Costa Rica 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
 East Germany 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
 Iran 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
 Israel 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
 Morocco 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
 Paraguay 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
 Poland 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
 Saudi Arabia 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
 South Africa 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
 Wales 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
 West Germany 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Totals: 75 20 40 7 4 1 3

By confederation

Confederation Total Referees Assistant
Referees
Reserve Referees Reserve Assistant Referees VARs Assistant VARs
UEFA 47 14 26 3 2 1 1
CONMEBOL 19 4 10 2 1 0 2
AFC 4 0 1 2 1 0 0
CONCACAF 3 1 2 0 0 0 0
CAF 2 1 1 0 0 0 0
OFC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals: 75 20 40 7 4 1 3

Number of matches

11 matches:

9 matches:

8 matches:

7 matches:

6 matches:

5 matches:

4 matches:

3 matches:

References

  1. ^ "Match Report Final 1930". Archived from the original on 2009-01-30.
  2. ^ "Match Report Final 1934". Archived from the original on 2009-03-23.
  3. ^ "Match Report Final 1938". Archived from the original on 2009-01-21.
  4. ^ "Match Report Final 1954". Archived from the original on 2012-07-20.
  5. ^ "Match Report Final 1958". Archived from the original on 2009-02-17.
  6. ^ "Match Report Final 1962". Archived from the original on 2009-02-17.
  7. ^ "Match Report Final 1966". Archived from the original on 2009-03-25.
  8. ^ "Match Report Final 1970". Archived from the original on 2009-01-25.
  9. ^ "Match Report Final 1974". Archived from the original on 2009-01-26.
  10. ^ "Match Report Final 1978". Archived from the original on 2009-02-12.
  11. ^ "Match Report Final 1982". Archived from the original on 2009-01-30.
  12. ^ "Match Report Final 1986". Archived from the original on 2009-01-29.
  13. ^ "Match Report Final 1990". Archived from the original on 2009-02-02.
  14. ^ "Match Report Final 1994". Archived from the original on 2009-02-02.
  15. ^ "Match Report Final 1998". Archived from the original on 2011-07-21.
  16. ^ "Match Report Final 2002". Archived from the original on 2009-01-30.
  17. ^ "Match Report Final 2006". Archived from the original on 2009-02-07.
  18. ^ "Match Report Final 2010" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on April 26, 2015.
  19. ^ "Match Report Final 2014" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on July 14, 2014.