TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Italian referee Nicola Rizzoli will referee the 2014 FIFA World Cup final match between Germany and Argentina at the Estadio do Maracana on Sunday.
A FIFA statement read, “Rizzoli will be assisted by his compatriots Renato Faverani and Andrea Stefani, who are both 44 years old.”
The fourth official will be Carlos Vera from Ecuador.
Nicola Rizzoli will be the third Italian referee in the history of the FIFA World Cup to officiate a final, following in the footsteps of Sergio Gonella in 1978 and Pierluigi Collina in 2002.
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