Pol van Boekel, árbitro neerlandés


Pol van Boekel and his confession in 2009 related to Barça

Published:6/10/2022 - 20:40h

Updated:6/10/2022 - 20:40h

Some statements by Pol van Boekel, in charge of the VAR at Inter-FC Barcelona, in 2009 in which he confessed that he wanted to referee a match at the Barcelona fiefdom have been revealed

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The FC Barcelona lived a very grey night in his visit to Giuseppe Meazza the past Tuesday. They fell by the minimum in a party in which the team trained by Xavi Hernández showed a very poor version and in which the trainer did not give solutions from the bench. The bad performance of the culés was 'accompanied' by a disappointing performance of the referee's referee.

In the second half of the meeting, the Barcelona team had opportunity to equalise the marker with a goal of Pedri, but was cancelled from the VAR by a hand of Ansu Fati very questionable. Likewise, they did not signal a very clear hand of Dumfries in the complementary time. The figure of Slavko Vincic, arbitrate main, and of Pol go Boekel, commissioned in the Room VOR, remained very discussed.

From the technology prejudiced to the culés and, two days afterwards, have desvelado some statements of Pol go Boekel in which it aimed that his dream was to direct a party in the Camp Nou, house of the blaugrana. As it remembers 'Sportive World', in 2009 the referee offered an interview to the web of the Federation of Low Countries at a rate of his debut like international referee.

Between other things, Pol go Boekel was asked after a stadium in which it would like him direct a football match and aimed that "the Camp Nou of Barcelona". Dress his performance with the culés in Giuseppe Meazza, results a 'relief' that during his years of path have not directed a clash in the field of the team blaugrana.

Now, only from the VAR

They go Boekel is 49 years old and has not acted like referee in the field from 2019 to level of clubs, by what already will be impossible that fulfil the dream to the that referred in 2009. This yes, already has had opportunity to be in the Room VOR in the Catalan field, in February of 2021 when the Paris Saint-Germain 'humiliated' to the Barça by 1-4, with 'hat-trick' of Kylian Mbappé, accompanying to Björn Kuipers.

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