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Despite the sidelines: UEFA will not replace the controversial referee

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According to “Eviralnews“, UEFA made its final decision on the referee of the Euro 2024 semi-final between England and the Netherlands.

It was announced on Sunday that Felix Zweier, 43, will referee Wednesday night's match at Dortmund. Considering that this referee spent six months in 2005 due to receiving bribesthis choice had many side effects.

After much criticism, MailSport contacted UEFA and asked for their opinion on how Zweier could be chosen to referee such a match given his background. According to reports, UEFA executives have conducted an investigation into the matter, which has now been concluded.

Zweier will still be in charge of refereeing Wednesday's semi-final, with Uefa backing his initial choice, according to MailSport.


In addition to the suspension in 2005, this referee also has a bad history with Jude Bellingham. Because in the match between Bayern Munich and Dortmund, after making several decisions to the detriment of the Yellow Jackets and rejecting the suspicious scene of a penalty for them, He won a penalty for Bayern Munich, which led to Bellingham criticizing Xavier after the game. After this controversy, Bellingham was fined 40,000 euros, and Zweier was also banned from judging in the Bundesliga for two months.

Source : Varzesh3

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