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Daniel Siebert (born 4 May 1984) is a German football referee who is based in Berlin. He referees for FC Nordost Berlin of the Berlin Football Association. He is a FIFA referee, and is ranked as a UEFA second group referee.

Daniel Siebert
Born (1984-05-04) 4 May 1984 (age 33)
West Berlin
Other occupation Sports scientist
Domestic
Years League Role
2007– DFB Referee
2009– 2. Bundesliga Referee
2012– Bundesliga Referee
International
Years League Role
2015– FIFA listed Referee

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Refereeing careerEdit

Siebert, referee of the club FC Nordost Berlin, has been officiating since 1998. In 2007, he was appointed as a DFB referee. Siebert made his premiere in the 2. Bundesliga in 2009. He was appointed as a Bundesliga referee for the 2012–13 season, and made his first top-flight appearance in the match between Schalke 04 and FC Augsburg on 1 September 2012, issuing three yellow cards.

On 24 October 2014, it was announced Siebert would replace Wolfgang Stark as a FIFA referee in 2015.[1] This made Siebert the youngest of the ten German FIFA referees.[2]

Siebert made his international debut on 29 May 2015 when he officiated the 2015 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification match between Portugal and Turkey. The first senior international match Siebert officiated was a friendly match between Luxembourg and Moldova on 9 June 2015.

Personal lifeEdit

Siebert was born in Berlin, where he still lives. He works as a teacher part-time at a sports school in Berlin.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ DFB meldet Daniel Siebert für FIFA-Liste
  2. ^ "Für mich geht ein Traum in Erfüllung", morgenpost.de, Accessed on 15 December 2015
  3. ^ "Für mich geht ein Traum in Erfüllung", morgenpost.de, Accessed on 15 December 2015

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