Referee Jair Marrufo bio

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Born
1977-07-06
Intl. since
2007-01-01
Hometown
El Paso
Country
United States
Speaks
English, Spanish
Occupation
Professional referee and referee coordinator MLS
Hobbies
Reading and concerts.
 
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Son of

2012-04-16

Son of Mexican referee Antonio Marrufo Mendoza, Major League Soccer referee Jair Marrufo, having his FIFA badge for only one year and with no international experience to speak of, is already on the long list of referees for the 2010 World Cup.

MLS
Marrufo is a MLS referee since 2002. He used to work as a product specialist (whatever that is) but now he works full-time for the MLS as a referee and referee coordinator.

selections
Jair Marrufo was selected for the 2008 Olympic Games and on October 24th 2008, Until February 2010 Marrufo was on the short list of referees for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, but he did not appear on the final one.

but
According to the Washington Post Marrufo was removed from the assignment rotation for MLS matches for the rest of the 2009 season. The US soccer Federation said his performances had been "poor".

2014
He is on the list of 52 for the 2014 World Cup.

From our reporter: James Ng