Rosetti to referee final

24 June 2008 09:04
Italian official Roberto Rosetti has revealed his pride at being appointed the referee for Sunday's final in Vienna. UEFA has confirmed that the 40-year-old hospital manager, plus compatriots and assistants Alessandro Griselli and Paolo Calcagno, will be in charge at of the showpiece Ernst-Happel-Stadion. Rosetti also refereed the opening game of the tournament between co-hosts Switzerland and Czech Republic in Basel. "This is a great satisfaction for me, I'm delighted," he told the tournament's official website. "I would like to share this moment with all Italian referees as well as with those who are close to me. "However, this is not only my appointment - it's the appointment of a team together with my assistants Alessandro and Paolo. "We're all looking forward to the final with all of its emotion and atmosphere."

Source: ESA