Referee Helmut Krug bio

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Born
1956-03-19
Intl. since
1991-01-01
Hometown
Gelsenkirchen
Country
Germany
Speaks
Occupation
teacher
Hobbies
 
Matches Bio Did you know? Palmares

final

2012-03-08

Two matches in the 1994 World Cup finals, two in the 1996 European Championships (a quarter-final), the Champions League final in 1998, the Confederations Cup, the Club World Cup final, the Super Cupand 240 Bundesliga matches, Helmut Krug must have been the best German referee of his time. FIFA referee between 1991 and 2002, he retired in 2003.

later
Krug, who studied sports and (ancient) Greek in Ruhr University in Bochum and who used to teach in a school, became a referee boss but resigned after a row.

From our reporter: James Ng