Referee Omar Delgado bio

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Born
1941-01-21
Intl. since
1966-01-01
Hometown
Medellin
Country
Colombia
Speaks
Spanish
Occupation
Hobbies
 
Matches Bio Did you know? Palmares

World Cup

2011-06-20

Omar Delgado Gomez Piedrahita took charge of one match in the 1974 World Cup finals. During that match (Zaire - Yugoslavia, a record breaking 0-9) he sent off the wrong player (see did-you-know).

mistake
Delgado was suspended for a few months after the World Cup because of his mistake.

Life and career
Omar Delgado was a FIFA referee from 1966 until 1976. He died in 1991.

From our reporter: James Ng