Daniele Orsato: salary, World Cup… Who is the referee for the opening game of the World Cup?

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Daniele Orsato: salary, World Cup... Who is the referee of the match World Cup opener?

ORSATO. Considered as one of the best referees on the European continent, Daniele Orsato has been designated as the referee for the opening match.

Italy will be present at the World Cup with the first match of the competition. The 46-year-old transalpine referee has indeed been designated by FIFA to direct the opening match between the host country, Qatar, and Ecuador, this Sunday at 5 p.m., at the Al-Bayt stadium, at Al-Khor. Very experienced, he officiated especially in the Champions League final in 2020 (Bayern Munich – PSG, 1-0).

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Daniele Orsato biography.  Daniele Orsato was born on November 23, 1975 at; Vicenza, city located in the North of Italy in Veneto. International referee since 2010, he officiates in the Italian championship since 2006. Known and recognized for his authority; on the field, the Italian knows how to be respected and does not hesitate to show the yellow cards so that the meetings go well. In 2020, it was designated best male referee in the world by the IFFHS (International Federation of Football History & Statistics). 

What are the major appointments of Daniele Orsato?

Since the beginning of his career as a football referee, here are the major meetings where Daniele Orsato officiated; as a referee:

  • 2010: International Referee
  • 2012: Meeting of the playoffs at; Euro 2012 Armenia – Slovakia
  • 2012: Romanian Cup Final (Rapid Bucharest – Dinamo Bucharest)
  • 2012: Champions League Match ( Dinamo Zagreb – FC Porto)
  • 2013: Italian Cup Final (AS Rome – Lazio Rome)
  • 2014: Italian Cup Final Italy (Fiorentina – Napoli)
  • 2015: Round of 16 of the Europa League (Villareal – Seville) 
  • 2015: U-20 World Cup
  • 2016: Champions League (PSV – Atlético Madrid)
  • 2019: Champions League (Manchester United – Paris Saint-Germain)< /li>
  • 2019: Assistant to Gianluca Rocchi in the Europa League final (Chelsea – Arsenal)
  • 2020: Champions League final (Bayern Munich – Paris Saint-Germain)
  • 2021: European Championship
  • 2022: World Cup in Qatar

What is Daniele Orsato's salary?

According to a study, Daniele Orsato would be paid 8000 euros per match in the Champions League where he played. he officiates as central referee.

Daniele Orsato and the 2022 World Cup

Since 19&nbsp May 2022, he is one of 36 referees selected to officiate at least one match at the 2022 World Cup (November 19 – December 18) in Qatar.