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FIFA deny referee requested Ronaldo World Cup jersey

26 days ago   |   By Yardbarker

FIFA referee Mark Geiger allegedly asked to have the jersey of Portugal legend Cristiano Ronaldo during halftime of Wednesday's World Cup match versus Morocco, which Geiger was working.On Thursday, FIFA released an official statement denying such a thing ever occurred: Geiger allegedly went to one of Ronaldo's teammates to get an authentic, game-worn shirt. Jeff Carlisle of ESPN.com reported Morocco winger Nordin Amrabat accused Geieger of the deed in a post-match interview.“I don't know what is used to, but he was very impressed by Cristiano ,” Amrabat said, per Carlisle. “I've been just...
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FIFA rubbishes claims World Cup referee Mark Geiger asked for Portugal shirt

26 days ago   |   By ESPN FC

VOLGOGRAD, Russia - Both FIFA and sources close to World Cup referee Mark Geiger have denied accusations from Morocco's Nordin Amrabat that the
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FIFA clears U.S. referee after allegation he asked for Portugal World Cup jersey

26 days ago   |   By Washingtonpost

“FIFA unequivocally condemns the allegations supposedly made by a member of the Moroccan team,” a spokesman said of the claim against Mark Geiger.
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World Cup referee Mark Geiger did not ask for Portugal shirt - sources

26 days ago   |   By ESPN

ESPN FC's Shaka Hislop says we're seeing a different Cristiano Ronaldo with Portugal, a player who is becoming the leader his country needs.
While Portugal may over rely on Cristiano Ronaldo and Rui Patricio, FC's Shaka Hislop feels they have the right formula to make a run at the World Cup.
Cristiano Ronaldo became Europe's top international scorer, but Portugal were lucky to come out on top against a resilient Morocco.
Cristiano Ronaldo became Europe's top international scorer, but Portugal were lucky to come out on top against a resilient Morocco.
VOLGOGRAD, Russia - Sources close to...
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Which Portuguese has played the most UEFA club games?

Which Portuguese has played the most UEFA club games?

26 days ago   |   By UEFA

It's Portugal Day! Cristiano Ronaldo leads the way, but who are the other big Portuguese achievers in the history of UEFA's club competitions?
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FIFA refutes claims referee asked Ronaldo for jersey after Morocco match

FIFA refutes claims referee asked Ronaldo for jersey after Morocco match

26 days ago   |   By Goal

The governing body has leapt to the defence of Mark Geiger after Nordin Amrabat claimed he had asked for a souvenier from the Portugal star
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World Cup 2018: FIFA denies American ref asked for Cristiano Ronaldo shirt at halftime of Portugal vs. Morocco

26 days ago   |   By CBSSports

The soccer world's governing body issued a statement saying U.S. referee Mark Geiger did nothing wrong
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World Cup 2018: Referee did not ask for Cristiano Ronaldo's jersey, FIFA says

World Cup 2018: Referee did not ask for Cristiano Ronaldo's jersey, FIFA says

26 days ago   |   By Sporting News

FIFA has leapt to the defense of referee Mark Geiger, who took charge of Portugal's game with Morocco on Wednesday.
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Morocco's Amrabat: U.S. ref asked for Pepe's shirt after Portugal's win

26 days ago   |   By TheScore

The biggest controversy surrounding Portugal 's win over Morocco is not directly related to the result but rather match official Mark Geiger's conduct, as Nordin Amrabat alleges the American attempted to obtain Pepe 's jersey. Geiger had a busy day at the office during a heated affair Wednesday. He attracted plenty of criticism, but none more bizarre than from the Moroccan midfielder. Amrabat claims Geiger made it known in the first half that he was looking to get his hands on the Portuguese defender's jersey at the end of the match. "I do not know what he is used to," Amrabat told Dutch...
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FIFA refutes reports American ref asked for Portuguese player's shirt

26 days ago   |   By TheScore

FIFA has issued a statement refuting reports that American referee Mark Geiger asked for a Portuguese player's shirt at half-time of Wednesday's match between Portugal and Morocco.
FIFA statement related to media reports about FIFA Referee Mark Geiger FIFAWorldCup pic.twitter.com/SZ6QHMfyPq - FIFA Media June 21, 2018
Portugal won the match 1-0. After, some of Morocco's players expressed their displeasure at the officiating, with one suggesting Geiger's actions went beyond bad calls on the field. "I do not know what he is used to," Morocco's Nordin Amrabat told Dutch television, as...
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FIFA: World Cup referee did not ask for player's jersey; Morocco's allegation 'unequivocally' condemned

FIFA: World Cup referee did not ask for player's jersey; Morocco's allegation 'unequivocally' condemned

26 days ago   |   By USA Today

Mark Geiger was accused by a Moroccan player of asking for a Portugal player's jersey, an allegation he denied. FIFA supported him Thursday.
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Video: Ronaldo - Europe's highest scorer in international football

Video: Ronaldo - Europe's highest scorer in international football

26 days ago   |   By Sporting News

Cristiano Ronaldo became Europe's highest scorer in international football after scoring his 85th goal in Portugal's 1-0 win over Morocco on Wednesday
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Ref denies asking Ronaldo for shirt during Portugal-Morocco game

26 days ago   |   By BBC

World Cup referee Mark Geiger "categorically" denies asking for Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo's shirt at half-time in the Morocco game.
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