Referee Johan Verbist bio

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Born
1966-04-13
Intl. since
2001-01-01
Hometown
Country
Belgium
Speaks
Dutch
Occupation
Hobbies
 
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Number one

2011-01-03

Belgians often regarded Johan Verbist as their number one referee. Internationally he was far behind De Bleeckere. Verbist was in charge of qualifiers for the 2006 World Cup and the 2008 European Cup and UEFA Cup matches since 2003.

linesman
Johan Verbist began his career as a linesman in 1989. From 1990 he started refereeing. In 2001 he earned his FIFA badge. Since 2006 Verbist also officiates matches in the Dutch competition. He retired internationally at the end of 2010.

slow
Internationally his career proceeded very slowly, with for instance a Champions League qualifier august 2007.
A qualifier for Euro 2008.
Verbist was a UEFA Category 3 referee.

From our reporter: Archie Rogers