European football governing body, UEFA has confirmed that English Premier League ref, Mark Clattenburg will take charge of this Champions League final slated for later this month.
The Englishman was selected on Tuesday by the Referees Committee of European football’s governing body and will now referee the all-Spanish final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at Milan’s San Siro Stadium on May 28.
A UEFA statement reads: “The match will be refereed by 41-year-old English referee Mark Clattenburg, who has been an international referee since 2007.
“This season, he has taken charge of six UEFA Champions League and two UEFA Europa League matches, including the UEFA Champions League semi-final first leg between Club Atletico de Madrid and FC Bayern Munchen (1-0) in Spain.
“At the final in Milan, Mark Clattenburg will be assisted by his countrymen Simon Beck and Jake Collin. The fourth official will be Viktor Kassai from Hungary, and the two additional assistant referees, Anthony Taylor and Andre Marriner, are also from England. An English reserve assistant referee – Stuart Burt – completes the refereeing team.”
Swedish man, Jonas Eriksson will referee the Europa League final between Liverpool and Sevilla in Basel on May 18. UEFA announced.