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The FIFA approves a tool that can help to perfect the VAR

Published:30/11/2021 - 08:08h

Updated:30/11/2021 - 08:18h

The Arab Glass in Catar will begin to test a new technological tool that the FIFA looks for to perfect for the VAR

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Johannes Holzmüller, director of Technology and Innovation of the Football of the FIFA, informed that from this Tuesday will begin to use a new technology to try detect the offside. Cameras from the ceiling of the stadium will be put in the necessary direction to capture the movement of the players in the Arab Glass.

In relation to the operation of the technology ensured that "the data of follow-up of extremities extracted of the video will send to the rooms of operations, and the line of offside calculated and the point of patada detected (the pass that gives beginning to the played) will provide to the operator of repetition almost in real time. The operator of repetition has the opportunity to show it immediately to the VAR", as it collects the newspaper Marks.

Pierluigi Collina formed part of the debate on this technology and ensures that in referee's matter is one of the most important advances that exist, in addition to the most necessary. The director of referees of the FIFA recalca that this step will be simply a tool since it does not have thought shelve the responsibility and importance of the referee during the meeting.

"In an incident of offside, the decision takes after having analysed no only the position of the players but also his implication in the played. The technology, today or tomorrow, can mark a line, but the evaluation of an interference with the game or with an opponent remains in hands of the referee", declared the Italian.

The Arab Glass, that will carry out in Catar, will be the stage to give start to the use of this technology from this 30 November, something that the own FIFA informed to back the advance that now celebrates , but that to the equal that the VAR could bring more conflicts and opinions found.

World-wide in sight

Install it in Catar can be the first step to prepare the world-wide like the terrain of the big "première" of this technological tool, that for the moment is to way of proof and the Arab Glass will be one of the first experiments to improve what so many times generates controversy with the famous lines.

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