Marciniak will finally blow the whistle in the Champions League final


There was no change in the referee of the Champions League final and UEFA kept the appointment made official on May 22 UEFA by the Polish Marciniak for the Champions League finals on the 10th in Istanbul between Manchester City and Inter Milan.

UEFA has decided to keep the Polish referee despite information that emerged yesterday that put the Polish referee in the action of a far-right party known for its xenophobic, homophobic, racist and anti-Semitic positions. “A scandal erupted in the Polish media after the association’s report ‘Never Again’ and UEFA opened an investigation into the matter. UEFA opened an investigation that culminated in this decision.

Thus, the 42-year-old Polish referee has been an international referee since 2011 and will be blowing the whistle in the first UEFA Champions League final, after serving as the fourth official in the 2018 final. He has refereed eight UEFA Champions League matches this season from the play-off round, including the semi-final second leg between Manchester City FC and Real Madrid CF. Last December he refereed the 2022 FIFA World Cup final between Argentina and France in Qatar.

Marciniak will be helped first by his countrymen Pawel Sokolnicki and Tomasz Listkiewiczand the Romanian Vasile Florin Marinescu will serve as reserve assistant referee. istvan kovacs (Romania) will be the fourth official. The duty of VAR was assigned to Tomasz Kwiatowski (Poland), to be assisted by his compatriot Bartosz Frankowski and from German Marco Fritz. Tomorrow the decision can be known.

Source: La Verdad


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