Referee Gyöngyi Krisztina Gaál bio

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Born
1975-06-29
Intl. since
2002-01-01
Hometown
Country
Hungary
Speaks
Hungarian
Occupation
Hobbies
 
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2010-07-08

The only reason for Worldreferee.com focusing on men's football is lack of time and editors. So who knows what we will do in the future. Gyongyi Gaal (pronunciation see below) is a ref with a lot of experience. She took for instance charge of matches in the 2007 World Cup finals (a quarter-final and the 3rd place play-off).

Gyongyi
Gy-ö-n-gy-i - meaning (petted) pearl, little gem.
Gy - one phoneme/sound, palatalized g, as "adieu" in France
ö - as German "hörst du" or in football player's name "özil"
i - as English "this"
The rhythm is very similar to the English "Georgie".
(thanks to Ernie from Hungary)

From our reporter: T. Lima