Pierluigi Collina is a former Italian football referee. He is well recognized as one of the best referees ever. Great referees are part of football, and 1xBet - one of the best online betting sites is the place to wager on the matches that feature top-level referees.
He was present at the 2002 World Cup final and was the best referee in the world from 1998 to 2005. This was according to the IFFHS, the World Federation of Football Historians and Statisticians based in Germany. This entity in January 2010 examined all the rankings in refereeing since 1987 to come to this conclusion. In the same way as Collina is probably the best referee ever, one of best online betting sites 1xBet is also the best site ever to place all kinds of wagers.
Authority on the field
Gifted with a determined and charismatic temperament, in 2020 he was elected the best referee in the history of football from France Football. 1xBet - any bet live games is available to bet on games with the best referees across the world. Since 2011 he has been a member of the Hall of fame of Italian football. Other great referees from his era included:
- Massimo Bussacca;
- Howard Webb;
- and Roberto Rosetti.
After retiring from competitive activity, in 2010 he became supervisor of the referees of the Football Federation of Ukraine. From 2010 to August 2018 he was in charge of the UEFA referees commission, leaving the position to compatriot Roberto Rosetti. Since January 2017 he has been the president of the FIFA Referees Commission. This makes any bet live games 1xBet an excellent place to wager on games that are overseen by great referees.
Collina was also well known outside of the football field
He has appeared on the covers of the football video games Pro Evolution Soccer 3, Pro Evolution Soccer 4 (together with Thierry Henry and Francesco Totti) and Pro Evolution Soccer 5 (together with Gianluigi Buffon). In FIFA 2005 he is unlockable as a referee in national friendly matches. In addition, in 2003 he was the protagonist in the video of a song by Giorgia, called The cat on the roof. There are other great referees featured for online betting football safely on 1xBet platform.
He has been present in numerous advertising campaigns for important brands and social campaigns. A cartoon of him appeared in the video for George Michael's song Shoot the Dog. Collina appeared in the commercial for an institutional campaign on the prevention of celiac disease, a disease from which his daughter suffers. Making safely online football betting on 1xBet platform is something that can be done when great referees are overseeing different matches.