For the opening match of a big tournament, you want a good, strong referee to go out there and set the tone for the rest of the tournament, and that's what Mr de Bleeckere did today. Good show today, lets hope the other official follow this mans lead for the rest of the tournament.
After refereeing many champions league, uefa cup and international ties, this game was routine and easy for a man of the quality of De bleeckere. He showed why he is regarded as one of the best referees in the world, with a simple performance today
U20 world cup final? I hope so. 2010 world cup final? best option in current form.