César Arturo Ramos Palazuelos (born 5 December 1983) is a Mexican professional football referee. He has been a full international for FIFA since 2014. He refereed matches in CONCACAF Champions League, in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup, and in the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
|Full name||César Arturo Ramos Palazuelos|
15 December 1983|
Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico
Ramos made his debut on 28 October 2006, in a Primera División A match between Zacatepec and Santos Laguna 1a. 'A'. Ramos made his First Division debut as a fourth official on 15 January 2011, in a match between San Luis and Puebla in San Luis Potosí. Later that year, Ramos made his First Division debut as a central referee in a match between Monterrey and Tijuana in Monterrey.
The first player Ramos booked in the First Division was Fernando Arce while the first player he sent off was Mariano Trujillo after he booked him twice in 15 minutes.
Ramos refereed the 2017 FIFA Club World Cup Final between Real Madrid and Gremio.
Ramos was the only Mexican center referee assigned to referee at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
In 2019, Ramos participated in a referee exchange program between the AFC and CONCACAF, where Ramos would referee in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup and Abdulrahman Al-Jassim of Qatar would referee at the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup.
Ramos refereed the 2022 FIFA World Cup semi-final match between France and Morocco on 14 December.
FIFA World CupEdit
|2018 FIFA World Cup – Russia|
|17 June 2018||Brazil – Switzerland||Rostov-on-Don||Group stage|
|24 June 2018||Poland – Colombia||Kazan||Group stage|
|30 June 2018||Uruguay – Portugal||Sochi||Round of 16|
|2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar|
|22 November 2022||Denmark – Tunisia||Al Rayyan||Group stage|
|27 November 2022||Belgium – Morocco||Doha||Group stage|
|6 December 2022||Portugal – Switzerland||Lusail||Round of 16|
|14 December 2022||France – Morocco||Al Khor||Semi-finals|
AFC Asian CupEdit
|2019 AFC Asian Cup – United Arab Emirates|
|10 January 2019||India – United Arab Emirates||Abu Dhabi||Group stage|
|15 January 2019||Australia – Syria||Al Ain||Group stage|
|20 January 2019||Iran – Oman||Abu Dhabi||Round of 16|
|29 January 2019||Qatar – United Arab Emirates||Abu Dhabi||Semi-finals|
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- ^ "Profile". Archived from the original on 8 October 2017. Retrieved 27 March 2015.
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- ^ Liga MX
- ^ Liga MX
- ^ MTY-TIJ
- ^ ATL-CHI
- ^ "César Arturo Ramos, designado por FIFA para Mundial ce Clubes". www.futboltotal.com.mx. Archived from the original on 7 November 2017.
- ^ "César Arturo Ramos representará a México en Rusia 2018". 17 November 2017.
- ^ "Largest-ever cast of match officials appointed for UAE 2019". www.the-afc.com. Retrieved 4 July 2019.
- ^ "Match Officials Appointed for 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup". www.goldcup.org. Archived from the original on 17 May 2019. Retrieved 4 July 2019.
- ^ "César Ramos – Matches as referee". worldfootball.net.