Carlos Robes y Robles was a national champion ice hockey player before he became a football referee. He took charge of a Copa libertadores final and of a match in the 1962 World Cup. Robles retired in 1975.
In 2002 Robles was sacked as president of the referee committee on some controversy considering his assessment of a referee.
Carlos Robles had his last match (Everton - Wanderers) in 1975 with flowers and everything.