Italy will be present at the World Cup with the first match of the competition. The 46-year-old transalpine referee has indeed been appointed by FIFA to officiate the opening match between the host country, Qatar, and Ecuador, this Sunday at 5 p.m., at the Al-Bayt stadium, in Al- Khor. Very experienced, he officiated in particular during the final of the Champions League in 2020 (Bayern Munich – PSG, 1-0).
Biography Daniele Orsato. Daniele Orsato was born on November 23, 1975 in Vicenza, a city located in northern Italy in Veneto. International referee since 2010, he officiates in the Italian championship since 2006. Known and recognized for his authority on the field, the Italian knows how to be respected and does not hesitate to show yellow cards so that the meetings go well. In 2020, he was named the best male referee in the world by the IFFHS (International Federation of Football History & Statistics).
What are the major designations of Daniele Orsato?
Since the beginning of his career as a football referee, here are the major matches where Daniele Orsato has officiated as a referee:
- 2010: International referee
- 2012: Meeting of the qualifiers for Euro 2012 Armenia – Slovakia
- 2012: Romanian Cup Final (Rapid Bucharest – Dinamo Bucharest)
- 2012: Champions League match (Dinamo Zagreb – FC Porto)
- 2013: Italian Cup Final (AS Rome – Lazio Rome)
- 2014: Italian Cup Final (Fiorentina – Napoli)
- 2015: Round of 16 of the Europa League (Villareal – Seville)
- 2015: U-20 World Cup
- 2016: Champions League (PSV – Atlético Madrid)
- 2019: Champions League (Manchester United – Paris Saint-Germain)
- 2019: Assistant to Gianluca Rocchi in the Europa League final (Chelsea – Arsenal)
- 2020: Champions League Final (Bayern Munich – Paris Saint-Germain)
- 2021: European Championship
- 2022: World Cup in Qatar
What is Daniele Orsato’s salary?
According to a study, Daniele Orsato would pay 8000 euros per Champions League match where he officiates as a central referee.
Daniele Orsato and the 2022 World Cup
Since May 19, 2022, he has been one of the 36 referees selected to officiate at least one meeting of the 2022 World Cup (November 19 – December 18) in Qatar.