Pierluigi Collina is one of the most recognised celebrities on the planet. He has refereed at the highest level across the globe including the 2002 World Cup Final, the 1999 Champions League Final and the 1996 Olympic Games Final, plus countless World Cup and international matches, as well as in Serie A in his native Italy.
Collina was voted the Best Referee in the World by IFFHS, International Football Federation of History and Statistics in 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 & 2003. He was also named Commendatore dell’Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana in Italy in 2003 and Doctorate “honoris causa” in Science by The University of Hull in 2004. He was uniquely respected by the players, managers and fans where his calm authority and sense of fair play under great pressure made him the best in the world’s most popular sport. After his retirement in 2005, Pierluigi Collina has continued to work in Italy as head of the Italian Serie A referees. He was appointed as UEFA Chief Refereeing Officer in 2010.
Regarded as the best referee of all time and an iconic figure in the sporting world, Pierluigi Collina offers audiences a glimpse of how he has reached the top of his trade and his dedication to the role which has brought him fame and celebrity, as well as being a former Ambassador for the International Red Cross and FIFA Ambassador. He explains in detail how he became an official and what it takes to be the best and stay the best.
- Insights into What it takes to be the Best in the World
- The Importance of Preparation
- How to Manage Conflict
- Decision Making Under Pressure
- Communication across Cultures
- The Rules of the Game (2003)
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