Felix Brych is a respected football referee from Germany who has officiated numerous top-level matches both domestically and internationally. He was born on August 3, 1975, in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. Brych is recognized for his comprehensive understanding of football laws, strong decision-making, and effective communication on the pitch.
Brych began his refereeing career in the German Bundesliga, the top-flight league in Germany, in 2004. His consistent and high-quality performances quickly drew attention from international footballing authorities. As a result, he was added to the FIFA International Referees List in 2007, allowing him to officiate at the international level.
Over the course of his career, Brych has been selected to officiate at several major international tournaments. He has been involved in three UEFA European Championships (2012, 2016, and 2020) and two FIFA World Cups (2014 and 2018).
In the realm of club football, Brych has frequently been selected for matches in the UEFA Champions League. Notably, he was appointed as the referee for the final of the 2016-2017 UEFA Champions League between Juventus and Real Madrid.
In addition to his refereeing career, Brych is also a qualified lawyer, having completed a doctorate in law.
Throughout his career, Brych has been recognized for his calm and authoritative presence on the field, his ability to make critical decisions under pressure, and his efficient management of matches. These attributes have earned him a reputation as one of the top referees in the world of football. As of my last update in September 2021, Brych continues to officiate at the highest levels of international football.