Michal Listkiewicz became a football referee in 1973. In 1983 he received his international license.
He was also active at EURO 1988 and the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul
He was a linesman in the 1990 World Cup.
After his retirement he started quite a career inside the Polish FA: Press officer, Deputy General Secretary, General Secretary, Vice-President. And from June 1999 till October 2008 Listkiewicz was President of the Polish Football Association.
And most important: he is a member of the FIFA referee committee.