Referee Paolo Bergamo bio

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Born
1943-00-00
Intl. since
1979-01-01
Hometown
Livorno
Country
Italy
Speaks
Italian
Occupation
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2009-11-24

Paolo Bergamo made his serie A debut in 1975 and was promoted as UEFA referee in 1979. His career is filled with a smell of scandals.

1984
In 1984 Bergamo refereed the UEFA European semi-final between France and Portugal. Also in 1984 he was a mediator between Roma chief Dino Viola and referee Michel Vautrot for trying to buy the Roma vs. Dundee United match ($ 50.000).

1988
Bergamo finished his active refereeing career.

1999
In 1999 until 2005 Bergamo was active as a referee designator for the Serie A.

2006
In 2006 Bergamo is accused of being part of the Italian Scandal "Calciopoli". Prosecutors were able to find out a series of telephone calls, through foreign telephone cards between Moggi (Juventus director), Bergamo, Pairetto and several other referees.

From our reporter: Archie Rogers