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Florian Meyer (referee)

Florian Meyer (born 21 November 1968) is a former German football referee who is based in Burgdorf.[1] He refereed for RSV Braunschweig of the Lower Saxony Football Association.

Florian Meyer
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Meyer in 2009
Born (1968-11-21) 21 November 1968 (age 51)
Braunschweig, West Germany
Other occupation Firm manager
Years League Role
1996–2016 DFB Referee
1997–2016 2. Bundesliga Referee
1999–2016 Bundesliga Referee
Years League Role
2002–2013 FIFA listed Referee

Refereeing careerEdit

He has officiated in the German Football Association (DFB) since 1996 and he was a FIFA-referee from 2002 to 2013. He was fourth official for the 2007 UEFA Champions League Final between A.C. Milan and Liverpool.[2]

Meyer retired from officiating in 2016 because he reached the age limit for German referees, which is 47. His final Bundesliga match officiated was between FC Augsburg and Hamburger SV.[3]

Personal lifeEdit

Meyer lives in Burgdorf and is a firm manager.


  1. ^ "Florian Meyer". German Football Association. Retrieved 18 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Referee of UEFA Champions League final named" (PDF). 21 May 2007. Retrieved 18 May 2014.
  3. ^ "Drei Bundesliga-Schiris gehen in Rente" [Three Bundesliga referees retire]. (in German). Sport1. 12 May 2016. Retrieved 14 May 2016.

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