Swiss official Esther Staubli speaks about her pride in being chosen to referee the UEFA Women's Champions League final between 1. FFC Frankfurt and Paris Saint-Germain in Berlin.
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Swiss official Esther Staubli has been selected to referee the UEFA Women's Champions League final between 1. FFC Frankfurt and Paris Saint-Germain at Friedrich-Ludwig-Jahn-Sportpark in Berlin on 14 May.
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The UEFA Refereeing Committee has appointed the 35-year-old Swiss official to be assisted by compatriots Belinda Brem and Susanne Küng. Désirée Grundbacher will act as fourth official, while reserve assistant referee Emilie Aubry completes the lineup.
Staubli has taken charge of two matches in the competition this season, including the quarter-final second leg between FC Rosengård and VfL Wolfsburg. An international referee since 2006, in 2012 she refereed Frankfurt's home quarter-final first leg against Rosengård (then known as Malmö).
She has also previously been part of the refereeing team for UEFA Women's EURO 2009 and 2013, is scheduled to travel to the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada and was fourth official for the 2007 UEFA Women's Cup final second leg between Arsenal LFC and Umeå IK.