GOTO Amsterdam 2022

Wednesday Jun 15
15:30 –

Welcome to a New Age of Refereeing

Take a journey through time with Pierluigi Collina the chairman of the FIFA Referees Committee and champion of good causes.

Football has gotten faster in the last couple of decades, and with it, refereeing has changed — rapidly in recent years. Technology is used more than ever in both referee preparation and the referee decision-making process on the field.

This keynote from the football refereeing legend will open up your eyes to the hidden world of refereeing and will uncover how technology has evolved the role of the football referee over the years.

Whether you’re a football fan or not, this talk is sure to make you find a newfound respect for referees you never thought you’d have — this really isn’t one to miss.

In this talk, you'll learn:

  • How the changes regarding refereeing affect the game directly from the record holder of FIFA's "Best Referee of the Year" and Chairman of the FIFA Referees Committee