Referee Romualdo Arppi Filho bio

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Born
1939-01-07
Intl. since
1961-01-01
Hometown
Sao Paulo
Country
Brazil
Speaks
Portugese
Occupation
Hobbies
 
Matches Bio Did you know? Palmares

World Cup Final

2011-02-11

Arppi Filho took charge two matches and the final in the 1986 World Cup in Mexico and five matches in three Olympic tournaments. FIFA ref: 1963-1990 (27 years!).

maradona
A group stage match between France and USSR (1-1), a round of 16 match between the host country and Bulgaria (2-0 with attendance of 114.000) and the final Argentina - West Germany. The match ended 3-2 and Filho booked Maradona for misconduct.
(thanks to Martin)

29
He retired internationally at the end of 1989 so he has been a FIFA ref for a stunning 29 years.

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