September 15, 2023
Saudi football has been signing world football superstars. In its mission to become a league of caliber and importance, it also strives to develop respected figures in the sport, including famous referees.
It was learned on Friday that the referee Wilma Roldan Will be the one who delivers justice in the duel Cristiano Ronaldo, Al Nasr Football Club will play as the visiting team against Alrad.
This match is equivalent to the sixth match of the Saudi League and will be held this Saturday at 10:00 am at the stadium King Abdullah of Buraida.
But Roldan, from the province of Antioquia, will not be the only national referee in this match, as his brother Miguel and Alexandre Guzman from Norte Santander will serve as assistant referees. Meanwhile, Venezuelan Mauricio Perez will also appear in VAR.
“This is a great opportunity to continue to cross barriers, learn about cultures, share knowledge and transcend borders to showcase the high level of officiating in our country as well as the caliber of the major leagues,” the team wrote on Instagram. Antioquia Arbitration, Social and Sports Company After learning that Roldan and his colleagues would be refereeing in the Middle East.
Wilma Roldan is 43 years old and has participated in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil and the 2018 World Cup in Russia. At the same time, in 2013 he won the title of “Best Referee in the United States” according to the annual survey of Uruguay’s “El Pais”.
Since participating in the Libertadores Cup in 2018, he has been designated to participate in the Libertadores Cup for 15 consecutive years.