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Thirteen videorefs in action at the world cup in Russia

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The wereldvoetbalbond FIFA has thirteen videorefs designated for the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Russia (14 June – 15 July). Reports that the FIFA Monday on his website.

It was already known that in every match at the world cup, a Video Assistant Referee would be present. Monday, the FIFA also thirteen videoscheidsrechters indicated that at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in action. The thirteen are a Qatarees, three South Americans and nine Europeans. In addition to those thirteen, only if videoref in action will come, also regular referees as videoref be indicated. The indications for each competition announced.

The Dutchman Danny Makkelie and the Italian Daniele Orsato are the most famous videorefs on the list. The selection of the videorefs was mainly based on their experience as a videoref in their own country and in international competitions. That Makkelie at thirteen, is no surprise because he has from the beginning been closely involved in the development of the VAR. The first test of the FIFA with a liveverbinding found in 2016 during the friendly international match Italy-France. Makkelie was the videoscheidsrechter. Also at the world cup for clubs in 2016 was Makkelie videoref.

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