Who is Croatia vs Canada referee Andres Matonte at World Cup 2022? | The Sun

THE Qatar World Cup is HERE and referees have done a top job so far.

Andres Matonte is one of nine South American referees taking part in Qatar and is in charge of Croatia vs Canada in the group stage.

Here is all you need to know about him.

Who is Andres Matonte?

Andres Matonte was born in 1988.

He made his debut at the age of just 20, refereeing in the Uruguayan Championship.

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Since 2019, he has been an official FIFA referee and has taken charge of some important matches.

His involvement in the 2021 Arab Cup and the South American World Cup qualifiers have earned him a spot at this year's tournament.

More recently, the 34-year-old took charge of Liverpool, no not that one, and Luis Suarez, yes that one, scored two against them.

The former Liverpool and Barcelona star has returned to the Uruguayan Primera Division and netted twice for Club Nacional against Uruguayan club, Liverpool FC.

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