Who is football referee Daniele Orsato, bio, age, family, wife and salary

Who is football referee Daniele Orsato, bio, age, family, wife and salary

Here is all you need to know about Daniele Orsato including his age, career, bio, and salary

In what was to be his final Champions League encounter as an official, referee Daniele Orsato was caught in tears during Borussia Dortmund vs Paris Saint-Germain.

The Italian will retire at the end of this summer’s European Championship, and his feelings were on full display in the Parc des Princes.

The stunning triumph of Borussia Dortmund over PSG proved to be his final match as an official in Europe’s top club competition. His play was lauded, and he made a vital decision in the second half, accurately calling a close penalty but awarded a free kick instead.

Who is football referee Daniele Orsato as he referees his last Champions League match, bio, age, family, wife and salary


Now that he is going viral on the internet, fans are curious to know more about him.

Who is Daniele Orsato? 

Daniele Orsato is an Italian referee who was born on November 23, 1975, in Montecchio Maggiore, Italy. He is currently 48 years old and was paid 5,500 pounds per match in the Chmpions League due to being an elite referee.

A look at Daniele Orsato’s career

Daniele Orsato has officiated a UEFA Champions League final over his thirty-year career and has been acknowledged by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics. He started off as a FIFA referee in 2010. He officiated games in the qualifying rounds of the 2012 European Championship and the 2014 World Cup. 


When Orsato officiated the 2020 Champions League final, which featured PSG and concluded in an empty Estadio Da Luz as the Parisians lost to Bayern Munich, it was the high point of his career. A more noteworthy honour came in 2020 when Orsato was named the finest referee of the year by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS). 

Daniele Orsato was criticised by Luka Modric 

Daniele Orsato was also surrounded by some criticism as Luka Modric made some pointed remarks at the referee. When Argentina beat Croatia in the World Cup semi-final in Qatar eighteen months ago, he was the guy in the middle, and the Real Madrid star struck the referee. He said, “I don’t like to talk about referees, but this is one of the worst. I don’t have a good memory of [Orsato], he’s a disaster. For me, it wasn’t a penalty.” 


Daniele Orsato’s family 

Daniele Orsato is the father of two children named Gabriel and William. He is married to Laura. He is a former electrician who loves playing tennis and volleyball and a keen cyclist.