No British referees were selcted for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
There are four referees in an official FIFA world cup game. There is the main referee on the field with the players. There are the two linesmen (or assistant referees). Then there is the fourth refereee, who keeps track of time, substitutions and so on.
about 80 pounds a game
He blows the whistle , and stops the game.
A soccer referee earns about 750 dollars a game.
There were about seven of them, al rightfully sent home.
Top refs earn upwards of £20,000 for refereeing the World Cup!
God help us, no!
FIFA choose a panel for the World Cup Finals, and then based on their performances the referees are either allowed to stay on in the latter stages or sent home.
Four. One referee, two assistant referees, and a fourth official.
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The standard is English, but the referees will be able to speak a number of languages to better communicate with the players.