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Collina's journey

Published: Friday 20 March 2009, 14.30CET
Pierluigi Collina reflects on his stellar career as a world renowned referee.
Collina's journey

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Published: Friday 20 March 2009, 14.30CET

Collina's journey

Pierluigi Collina reflects on his stellar career as a world renowned referee.

The uefa.com Magazine speaks to former referee Pierluigi Collina, who officiated at some of the highest profile games in world football. The Italian explains why referees are under more pressure than ever in the modern game, recalls some of his favourite moments and talks about how the international reputation he forged through his work has earned him the appreciation of London taxi drivers, among others. Click above to watch the full interview.

Last updated: 20/03/09 13.19CET

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