Pierluigi Collina is an Italian previous football official who is broadly well known as quite possibly the most profoundly considered arbitrators of his time and is viewed as the best football ref ever. He was even named FIFA’s “Best Referee of the Year” six back to back occasions. Collina has been filling in as the Head of Referees for the Football Federation of Ukraine since 2010, and furthermore as an individual from the UEFA Referees Committee, and as Chairman of the FIFA refs panel.
Plus, he is likewise known by the nickname of Kojak due to the deficiency of all his beard giving him his particular bare appearance, which has given him greater prominence throughout the long term.
|Celebrated Name||Pierluigi Collina|
|Birth Name||Pierluigi Collina|
|Place Of Birth||Bologna,|
|University||University of Bologna|
|Educational Qualification||Degree in economics|
|Famous For||Famous as a former football referee.|
|Best Known For||Known as the FIFA’s “Best Referee of the Year” for 6 years.|
|Net Worth||$4 million|
Renowned as a previous football official.
Known as the FIFA’s “Best Referee of the Year” for a very long time.
Pierluigi Collina was born on February 13, 1960, in Bologna, Italy. His original name is Pierluigi Collina. His ethnicity is Italian. Collina has a place with the White nationality while Aquarius is his zodiac sign.
Pierluigi Collina was born as the child of her folks; Elia Collina(mother) and Luciana Collina(father). He experienced childhood in his old neighborhood in Bologna where he went to the University of Bologna, later graduating with a degree in financial matters in 1984.
He had an interest in football since his youth that during his young years, he used to play as a focal protector for a nearby group, anyway as opposed to seeking after his profession as a player, he took an official’s course in 1977. Inside three years of his preparation, he was directing at the most significant level of local matches, during which he likewise finished his necessary military help.
Pierluigi Collina in the 2002 FIFA World Cup last between Brazil versus Germany.
Pierluigi Collina began his vocation as an arbitrator directing at the undeniable degree of provincial football matches.
He before long advanced to the public third division, Serie C1 and Serie C2 in 1988, ultimately to administering Serie B and Serie A matches.
In 1995, he was put on FIFA’s Referees List.
He got his break when he was apportioned five matches at the 1996 Olympic Games.
He likewise refereed the 1999 UEFA Champions League Final between Bayern Munich and Manchester United.
In June 2002, Collina arrived at the zenith of his profession, when he was picked for the World Cup last, among Brazil and Germany.
He refereed the 2004 UEFA Cup Final among Valencia and Marseille, which is additionally his last significant worldwide competition.
While his last global match was between Portugal – Slovakia, for a 2006 FIFA World Cup qualifier in Lisbon.
Even after his renunciation, he refs the Soccer Aid matches for a noble cause in May 2006 and September 2008.
Collina’s last cutthroat game was a Champions League qualifier among Everton and Villarreal on 24 August 2005.
He additionally has been head of refs for the Football Federation of Ukraine since 2010.
He is additionally an individual from the UEFA Referees Committee and the Chairman of the FIFA refs board of trustees.
Additionally, he showed up in animation structure in George Michael’s video “Shoot the Dog” in 2002.
IFFHS World’s Best Referee(for 6 sequential years: 1998-2003)
A privileged level of Doctor of Science in 2004
Serie A Referee of the Year(for 7 back to back years: 1997-2003)
Accepted to Italian Football Hall of Fame in 2011
Pierluigi Collina is hitched to his solitary spouse, Gianna Collina. He met his future spouse in Versilia in 1988, and from that point forward several has been living respectively for more than 40 years now. They together have two girls. Right now, Collina lives in Forte dei Marmi alongside his family.
Likewise, he even had distributed his self-portrayal, “My Rules of the Game”(Le Mie Regole del Gioco) in 2003. In 2005, he had an appearance in an advert for the Vauxhall Vectra, which broadcasted during the 2006 World Cup in the United Kingdom.
Also, he is a deep rooted ally of Fortitudo Bologna, a b-ball group.
Pierluigi Collina has very great income from his expert profession as an official. Having his profession began in 1977, Collina has progressed significantly up becoming one of the best football officials ever. With his massive difficult work for quite a long time, Collina has without a doubt figured out how to gather a well off fortune through the few matches that he alluded.
He likewise procures from a few notice bargains which he acquired for his unmistakable looks and his work. His total assets is assessed to be around $4 million.
Pierluigi Collina is a gorgeous man with an all around kept up with body in his 60s. He stands tall with a stature of 6ft. 2inch.(1.88m) while his body weighs around 163 lbs(74 kg). His body estimation is around 34-35-35 crawls with 6(US) as his dress size and 8(US) as his shoe size.
He has a reasonable coloring with uncovered hairlines and shining blue eyes. Back in the hour of around 1980s, Collina gotten a serious type of alopecia, bringing about the long-lasting loss of all his beard, giving him his particular bare appearance and acquiring him the nickname Kojak.