Former famous Italian soccer referee Pierluigi Collina Biography, Family, Height, Weight, Age, Measurements will be discussed here. Pierluigi Collina’s personal details can be checked here. In his times as association footbal referee, he was known for his strong, intimidating personality to face the players.
Pierluigi Collina is an Italian former professional football referee who became the Head of Referees for the Football Federation of Ukraine in 2010. He was named FIFA’s “Best Referee of the Year” six consecutive times and is widely considered to be the best football referee of all time. He retired in 2005 after refereeing his last major international tournament, Euro 2004. His love for football continued after his retirement and he acts as an unpaid consultant to the Italian Football Referees Association (AIA), as the Head of Referees for the Football Federation of Ukraine since 2010, as a member of the UEFA Referees Committee, and as Chairman of the FIFA referees committee.
Pierluigi Collina Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: February 13, 1960
Birth Place: Bologna, Italy
Birth Name: Pierluigi Collina
Nickname: The Sheriff
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Occupation: Football referee, Financial advisor, UEFA Head of Referees
Hair Color: Bald
Eye Color: Blue
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Pierluigi Collina Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 163 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 74 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 2″
Height in Meters: 1.88 m
Body Build/Type: Athletic
Shoe Size: N/A
Pierluigi Collina Family Details:
Father: Elia Collina
Mother: Luciana Collina
Spouse/Wife: Gianna Collina
Pierluigi Collina Education:
University of Bologna (1984)
Pierluigi Collina Facts:
*He was born on February 13, 1960 in Bologna, Italy.
*He graduated from the University of Bologna with a degree in economics in 1984.
*He was a basketball fan and a defender for his local team, but as a teenager he was persuaded to take a refereeing course.
*He refereed the 1999 UEFA Champions League Final between Bayern Munich and Manchester United.
*He served as referee during the 2002 World Cup finals.
*Suffers from ‘Alopecia Areata’, a disease that causes hairlessness and thus is the reason for his baldness.
*He retired from his job as a referee in August 2005.
*He was inducted into the Italian Football Hall of Fame in 2011.