Where is referee Collina now?

Where is referee Collina now?

Forte dei Marmi
Today he lives in Forte dei Marmi. After refereeing the Second Round match between Japan and Turkey at the 2002 FIFA World Cup, Collina became famous in Japan, and appeared in a television advert for frozen takoyaki products.

Why was Pierluigi Collina so good?

In a glittering 28 year career of refereeing, he took charge of Champions League, World Cup and UEFA Cup finals but for many, it was Collina’s larger than life personality that earned him such a respected stature. He demanded, and in turn, earned respect from players, managers and fans around the world.

Who is FIFA best referee?

1. Pierluigi Collina. Italian former football referee Pierluigi Collina served his terms as a FIFA-listed referee from 1995 to 2005. He was named FIFA’s “Best Referee of the Year” a record six consecutive times and is widely regarded as the best referee of international football history.

How much is a FIFA referee paid?

Average FIFA referee pay:$260,000 The tough environment can lead many referees to quit. Referees at all levels are associated with FIFA, but only the best, at the highest grade, are chosen to officiate international games.

Who is Collina?

Collina Strada is a platform for social issues and awareness. Created by Hillary Taymour, whose main concern is staying true to her craft, while also becoming a fully sustainable and radically transparent brand in the near future. Based and manufactured in New York, the brand’s core signature transcends trends.

How old is Pierluigi Collina?

61 years (February 13, 1960)
Pierluigi Collina/Age

How tall is Pierluigi Collina?

6′ 2″
Pierluigi Collina/Height

Pierluigi Collina ( Italian pronunciation: [ˌpjɛrluˈiːdʒi kolˈliːna]; born 13 February 1960) is an Italian former football referee. He was named FIFA’s “Best Referee of the Year” six consecutive times and is widely considered to be the greatest football referee of all time.

What happened to Collina Collina?

Collina is still involved in football, as an unpaid consultant to the Italian Football Referees Association (AIA), as the Head of Referees for the Football Federation of Ukraine since 2010, and as a member of the UEFA Referees Committee.

When did Collina retire from international football?

In February 2005, as he reached the mandatory retirement age, UEFA Euro 2004 was his last major international tournament. His last international match was Portugal – Slovakia, for a 2006 FIFA World Cup qualifier at Estádio da Luz in Lisbon . The FIGC raised its mandatory retirement age to 46 in order to accommodate Collina for a further season.

How good of a referee was Collina?

In his book Le mie regole del gioco (“my rules”, not “the rules”) Collina writes a little bit about his life, he mentions some matches and tells us a lot about his thoughts on how to be a good referee. Because he was such a good referee all other referees should take notice (not because he is such an interesting writer, which he isn’t).