Referee Alberto Tejada Burga bio

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Born
1924-09-20
Intl. since
1959-01-01
Hometown
Lima
Country
Peru
Speaks
Spanish
Occupation
Hobbies
 
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2011-12-02

Alberto Tejada Burga was the first Peruvian referee to take charge of a World Cup qualifier. Alberto Tejada is the father of the World Cup referee Alberto Tejada Noriega.

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In 2009 Alberto Tejada was the president of the Comisión Nacional de Arbitraje. When a team coach stated in a newspaper that Tejada (85) was too old for the job and "blind". Tejada answered he had never worn glasses in his life and actually challenged the coach to run a cooper test with him.

FIFA career
from 1959 until 1974 (!)

From our reporter: T. Lima