The referee who failed to see Luis Suárez bite an opponent has been picked to officiate Brazil’s World Cup semi-final against Germany.
Fifa says on its website that Marco Rodríguez of Mexico will referee the match in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday.
Rodríguez has handled two World Cup matches – Uruguay’s 1-0 win against Italy on 24 June and Belgium’s 2-1 defeat of Algeria. It is his third World Cup finals and the first time he has refereed a game in the knock-out stages. ...
See the whole story here, from The Guardian.
Kicking Back Comments: I'll say honestly, I think had a better tournament to date than Marco. While both are supremely qualified, I think the edge goes to Mark on this one.
Being a 4th official is no small matter to say the least, and being chosen is an honor ... one which he will do us proud with.