Referee Kristinn Jakobsson bio

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© Kristinn Jakobsson
 
Born
1969-06-11
Intl. since
1997-01-01
Hometown
Kopavogur
Country
Iceland
Speaks
Icelandish
Occupation
Manager/Owner of Food company
Hobbies
Travelling, Mountain walking, Cycling, Golf.
 
Matches Bio Did you know? Palmares

Kirstinn Jakobsson

2011-09-30

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

4th
Kristinn Jakobsson was selected as 4th official for EURO 2008.

cards
Kristinn Jakobsson has a rather low yellow card average. See his palmares.

Champions League
As far as we know Kristinn Jakobsson is the first referee from Iceland to reach the Champions League.

From our reporter: Ray Miller-Short