Jesus Gil Manzano He’s a 37-year-old Spaniard, and he’s getting attention these days Brazil. Is it European American Cup referee. Continental crossing like Fernando Rapallini, the Argentine in the European Cup.
Gil Manzano started his career as a referee in the regional divisions in 1995. He then moved to the Third Division, and remained there until 2001. With a strong promotion career, at the age of 28 he reached La Liga, making his debut in Malaga Mallorca. And since then, the passage has prevailed by order from the first squad until In January, all the lights were on.
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He was the appointed referee for the match between Barcelona and Athletic in the final Spanish Super Cup. After an intense match, although there were no shocks, one of the games referred to by the VAR indicated an infraction Lionel Messi And something historical happened: Gil Manzano showed him pArgentina’s first red card After 753 games in the first Iberian League.
According to the subsequent report, the details of the expulsion were as follows: in the 120th minute, the Argentine player hit an opponent with his arm using excessive force while playing but not at a distance from the play. Finally was the 3-2 defeat of Barcelona, a picture never seen before for the Catalans.
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Gil Manzano did not see the event, but Hernandez Hernandez reported him from the VAT room and, after reviewing the photos, showed the live red of Rosario, who left without protest Before clearly slapped from behind in the face of the athlete.
The verdict has already been at the center of controversy on other occasions Uruguay sent off Luis Suarez or Neymar, but working with the Argentinian became more and more uncomfortable.
Suárez was sent off on February 7, 2017, during the Copa del Rey semi-final second leg against Atlético Madrid. At the same meeting, Sergi Roberto was also fired. The Uruguayan saw the yellow, the second for the elbow of Koke, and thus missed the final.
In the same year, Barcelona visited Malaga and the Brazilian – who had already received a yellow card – ran over Diego Llorente with a late tackle and ended up being sent off. Thus, Barcelona was left without reaction ability and was unable to overcome 2-0.
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by agreement between CONMEBOL and UEFA It has been proven that the referees from both tournaments will offer their services in the competitions that are being held in parallel, in which the Spaniard Jesus Gil Manzano was chosen to referee in the Copa America.
The Spaniard was the fourth official assigned to the opening match of the competition with Brazil’s 3-0 victory over Venezuela. In addition, he directed two games as one of the two: Ecuador vs. Peru and Chile vs. Bolivia. Now it will be the fourth duel between them Uruguay and Colombia.
Jill Manzano is FIFA referee since 2014, when he became the youngest Spanish international referee in history, at the age of 29.
Nation (Argentina) – GDA