Pierluigi Collina

1960 - Today

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Pierluigi Collina (Italian pronunciation: [ˌpjɛrluˈiːdʒi kolˈliːna]; born 13 February 1960) is an Italian former football referee. He was named FIFA's "Best Referee of the Year" six consecutive times and is widely considered to be the best football referee of all time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pierluigi Collina has received more than 1,279,217 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia. Pierluigi Collina is the most popular referee, the 787th most popular biography from Italy (down from 759th in 2019) and the most popular Italian Referee.

Pierluigi Collina is most famous for being a professional referee in the sport of soccer.

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Among referees, Pierluigi Collina ranks 1 out of 108After him are Sándor Puhl, Rudi Glöckner, Howard Webb, Romualdo Arppi Filho, Nicolae Rainea, Horacio Elizondo, Said Belqola, Cüneyt Çakır, Nicola Rizzoli, Markus Merk, and Jack Taylor.

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Among people born in 1960, Pierluigi Collina ranks 16Before him are Sean Penn, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth, Yulia Tymoshenko, Joachim Löw, and Prince Andrew, Duke of York. After him are Franco Baresi, Bono, Rudi Völler, Ivan Lendl, Roland Ratzenberger, and Kenneth Branagh.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Pierluigi Collina ranks 787 out of 4,088Before him are Lorenzo Lotto (1480), Vittorio Gassman (1922), Errico Malatesta (1853), Giosuè Carducci (1835), Tarcisio Bertone (1934), and Virna Lisi (1936). After him are Lodovico Ferrari (1522), Marcus Velleius Paterculus (-19), Tommaso Buscetta (1928), Lorenzo di Credi (1459), Theocritus (-315), and Gian Galeazzo Sforza (1469).

Among REFEREES In Italy

Among referees born in Italy, Pierluigi Collina ranks 1After him are Nicola Rizzoli (1971), Roberto Rosetti (1967), Gianluca Rocchi (1973), Pierluigi Pairetto (1952), Daniele Orsato (1975), and Paolo Tagliavento (1972).