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Alberto Undiano Mallenco

Alberto Undiano Mallenco
Full name Alberto Undiano Mallenco
Born (1973-10-08) 8 October 1973
Pamplona, Navarre, Spain
Other occupation Sociologist
Years League Role
2000– La Liga Referee
Years League Role
2004– FIFA listed Referee

Alberto Undiano Mallenco (born 8 October 1973 in Pamplona) is a Spanish football referee who currently resides in Ansoáin. He has been a full international referee for FIFA since 2004. Undiano is also a part-time sociologist.[1]


  • Career 1
    • 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup 1.1
    • 2010 FIFA World Cup 1.2
  • Honours 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup

Undiano was selected as a referee for the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Canada, where he refereed the match between Canada and Chile on 1 July 2007. He also refereed the final match between Argentina and Czech Republic on 23 July 2007. Undiano was the only Spanish referee at the 2010 FIFA World Cup.[2]

2010 FIFA World Cup

Undiano was selected as a referee for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. The group stage game between Germany and Serbia resulted in a 1-0 win for Serbia. Undiano gave a second yellow card to German player Miroslav Klose in the 36th minute, thus resulting in a red card. In the 59th minute Nemanja Vidić received a yellow card for handball, also resulting in a penalty. Undiano awarded yellow cards to Klose (2), Branislav Ivanović, Aleksandar Kolarov, Sami Khedira, Philipp Lahm, Neven Subotić, Bastian Schweinsteiger and Nemanja Vidić – a total of nine yellow cards.[3][4]


See also


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External links

  • U-20 World Cup Profile

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