At the 2022 World Cup, France, who is the defending champion, will stand between England and a spot in the last four. Know who is referee Wilton Sampaio and his height
This will be England’s toughest test to date. Wilton Sampaio, a Brazilian, will be the referee for the game at the Al Bayt Stadium.
France is one of the favourites to win the trophy for the third time in their history, and it’s not hard to see why. They beat Poland 3-1 to get to the quarterfinals, and that was a great game.
England beat Senegal 3-0 and moved on to the next round. They were one of only three teams left in the tournament that had not yet lost.
Who Is Referee Wilton Sampaio, His Age, Height, Football Career Stats, Salary, Yellow Cards
Even though he is 40 years old, the 40-year-old is fairly new to the top level of international football, though he is well known in Brazil. He was chosen as the best referee in the Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A in 2012, and he worked three Copa Libertadores games last year.
Sampaio was born on December 25, 1981 in Brazil with his height at 178cm.
He is known as a tough disciplinarian who gives out yellow cards whenever he can. In just 21 games in Brazil’s top league, he has given out 105 yellow cards and four red cards.
Wilton Pereria Sampaio’s next six games to officiate have been released.
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Still, he is a respected official and was chosen to be one of the Video Assistant Referees at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. This was the first time this technology had been used at this event. Also Sampaio made sure everything went smoothly and was praised for his part in how VAR was used. He is paid $70,000 as base salary at the FIFA World Cup 2022 and a salary of $3,000 per match.
Wilton Sampaio First Refereed At WC Russia
His first World Cup was in Russia, but he had been a referee for international games at the under-17 and under-15 levels before. He reportedly did well in VAR seminars, which made FIFA think he was ready for the next step. Since then, he has worked three games in this tournament.
His first game was when the Netherlands beat Senegal in the group stage. After that, he was in charge of Poland’s 2-0 win over Saudi Arabia. In the round of 16, he was in the middle of another Dutch game as they easily beat the USA.
In those three games, he has given 10 yellow cards. He hasn’t gotten rid of anyone yet at this tournament. The full stats of his career and cards can be found here.
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