Official: Olsato was elected as the best referee of the Qatar World Cup, having twice punished Argentina.
December 28-FIFA officially announced that Italian referee Alsato was selected as the best referee of the Qatar World Cup, followed by Argentina vs France’s final referee Marziniak.
Olsato made a total of three penalty calls in the Qatar World Cup, namely the opening match of Qatar vs Ecuador, the group stage of Argentina vs Mexico and the semi-final of Argentina vs Croatia.
Alsato is the second Italian referee to win this award in the last 18 years after Rizzoli (best referee of the 2014 World Cup and Euro 2016). The best referee of the World Cup in Russia was Pitana of Argentina, while the best referee of the last European Cup was Kuiper Perls of the Netherlands.
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