Björn Kuipers

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Björn Kuipers (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbjɵrn ˈkœypərs]; born 28 March 1973) is a Dutch football referee. He has been a FIFA listed referee since 2006 and an UEFA Elite group referee since 2009. He is assisted during matches by his countrymen Sander van Roekel and Erwin Zeinstra. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Björn Kuipers has received more than 334,210 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia. Björn Kuipers is the 13th most popular referee (down from 3rd in 2019), the 556th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 422nd in 2019) and the most popular Dutch Referee.

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Among referees, Björn Kuipers ranks 13 out of 108Before him are Horacio Elizondo, Said Belqola, Cüneyt Çakır, Nicola Rizzoli, Markus Merk, and Jack Taylor. After him are Byron Moreno, Roberto Rosetti, Arnaldo Cézar Coelho, Kim Milton Nielsen, Tom Henning Øvrebø, and Massimo Busacca.

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Among people born in 1973, Björn Kuipers ranks 113Before him are Kristen Wiig, Oscar De La Hoya, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Paulo Fonseca, Semmy Schilt, and Radha Mitchell. After him are Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, Jorge Garcia, Yunjin Kim, Luis Lacalle Pou, T. R. Knight, and Nas.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Björn Kuipers ranks 556 out of 1,209Before him are Ramon Dekkers (1969), Wim Anderiesen (1903), Semmy Schilt (1973), Gerbrand Bredero (1585), Lenny Kuhr (1950), and Martin Garrix (1996). After him are Peter van de Kamp (1901), Kick Smit (1911), Maarten Stekelenburg (1982), Ryan Babel (1986), Jaap Eden (1873), and Eppie Wietzes (1938).

Among REFEREES In Netherlands

Among referees born in Netherlands, Björn Kuipers ranks 1After him are Pieter Vink (1967).