After having taken charge of the final of the 2006 u19 Euro Championships and qualifiers for large tournaments and the Champions League, Kristinn Jakobsson, one of Worldrefere's reporter's favorites, made a giant leap forward in 2008 with reaching the group stage of the Champions league. He was on the UEFA premier referees list, but when that category disappeared Jakobsson ended on the 1st category list
Kristinn Jakobsson was selected as 4th official for EURO 2008.
Kristinn Jakobsson has a rather low yellow card average. See his palmares.
As far as we know Kristinn Jakobsson is the first referee from Iceland to reach the Champions League.