Bio
Silviu Petrescu
Born: 1968-10-06
Intl. since: 2002-01-01
Hometown: Waterloo (Ontario)
Country: Canada
Speaks: English, Rumanian
Occupation: Quality Manager
Hobbies: football, hockey

In his native country Romania, Silviu refereed up to the second division. His promotion to the first division was blocked by a former chairman of the Romanian Referees Committee in the mid-90s. Disapointed about these backstage games Petrescu immigrated with his wife to Canada in 1995

Going strong

Petrescu continued to referee in Canada and got promoted to the FIFA List in 2002. Silviu Petrescu also participated in the 2002 and 2005 CONCACAF U-20 Championships, the 2003 Pan-American Games and refereed a CONCACAF Champions League semi-final in 2008. He also acted as a fourth official at the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Can

Did you know
ROMANIA

  • Silviu Petruscu's father Radu was also a FIFA referee.
  • Petruscu played in the premier Romanian division for 3 years. At the time he was stationed in the army.
  • Silviu Petruscu's most difficult match was in Panama City in 2002, the final between Panama and Mexico for the World Cup U-20 Qualification.
  • Silviu Petrescu was being voted the 2012 MLS Referee of the Year.
Statistics
Statistics for SILVIU PETRESCU
Totals Home Away Total
Penalties 0 1 1
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 35 43 78
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 2 1 3
Averages Home Away Total
Penalties 0 0.05 0.03
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 1.75 2.15 1.95
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0.1 0.05 0.08

Based on 20 international matches

Matches
MATCHES FOR SILVIU PETRESCU
Date Score Yellow Red Penalties Fouls
CONCACAF Champions League 2013 - 2014
group stageTijuanaLuis Angel Firpo2013-08-281 - 0 4 (2-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
CONCACAF Champions League 2012-2013
1/4 finalsXelaju MCMonterrey CF2013-03-061 - 3 5 (2-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageMunicipal CSDChorrillo2012-09-202 - 1 3 (2-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
friendly
BrazilChile2013-11-192 - 1 5 (2-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
EcuadorArgentina2013-11-150 - 0 4 (3-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
BrazilMexico2012-06-030 - 2 5 (2-3)0 (0-0)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)
USABrazil2010-08-100 - 2 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
USATurkey2010-05-292 - 1 3 (1-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
IsraelSweden1985-05-011 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
CONCACAF Champions League 2009-2010
group stageDC UnitedMarathon2009-09-243 - 0 5 (2-3)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
SuperLiga
group stageNew England RevolutionPumas UNAM2010-07-141 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageChicago FireSan Luis FC2009-06-201 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
CONCACAF Champions League 2008-2009
1/4 finalsAtlante FCHouston Dynamo2009-03-033 - 0 7 (4-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
WC 2010 qualifiers - Am/Caribbean
3rd stageEl SalvadorCosta Rica2008-11-191 - 3 7 (2-5)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
3rd stageGuatemalaTrinidad and Tobago2008-10-110 - 0 7 (2-5)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
2nd stageMexicoBelize2008-06-217 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Champions Cup 2007
1/2 finalsDC UnitedGuadalajara2007-03-151 - 1 5 (2-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Pan American Games 2003
1/2 finalsBrazil OTMexico OT2003-08-121 - 0 10 (6-4)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
1st roundBrazil OTDominican Republic OT2003-08-065 - 0 3 (0-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Champions Cup 2003
1/8 finalsAméricaF.A.S CD2003-03-263 - 0 5 (3-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)