Virgil van Dijk takes the sex is not of interest to referees in football. The defender of Liverpool, and given Wednesday night’s match for the European Super Cup against Chelsea, the French arbitrator, Stéphanie Frappart.
“To the family of the referee, it is not important if he / she just did it,” said Van Dyke, on Tuesday, at a press conference in Istanbul. “She’s in charge for this match, because they’re good enough as it is.”
“If you look at the profiles of Frappart, then earn them, the competition, and lead. It has been a lot of great matches, the whistle in her career,” says the international hall.
Frank Lampard has no problem with that, as a woman, its a Super Cup and a flute. The Chelsea coach was going to be even a step up from Van Dijk: “I am very glad that I am a part of this race.”
Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk. (Photo: Pro-Shots)
Frappart did in this summer’s world cup finals
Frappart, which debuted this season as the first woman to be an arbitrator in the French Ligue 1. They have had this summer and the one in charge of the final match of the world cup for women in the Netherlands, and the United States (0-2).
In Istanbul, this will Frappart on Wednesday the assistance of two other women. Melissa Manuela Nicolosi, and the Irish Sonia O’neal to act as touch judges.
However, it is not the first time that a woman is a match between the two mannenteams in a European competition brings. Swiss Nicole Petignat did in 2004 and 2009, and the three voorrondewedstrijden in what was then called the UEFA Cup.
Stéphanie Frappart does not feel any extra pressure for the match on Wednesday. (Photo: Pro-Shots)
Frappart, ” My life changed because of this contest
The 35-year-old, Frappart said on Tuesday it has no more pressure to feel it, and now she’s the first woman to a major public mannenduel score. “We will work out a lot and they are always ready for any contest, therefore, to lead it.”
“The fact that I have been in the Ligue 1 and got the whistle out, I’m familiar with the feelings and emotions that are associated with a mannenwedstrijd come to take a look, and I know how I must manage it.”
The French woman told me that her life has changed since the beginning of this month, it was announced that the game between Liverpool and Chelsea was allowed to surface to breath. “I have been popular all over the world.”
Frappart, gives a yellow card during a battle in the French Ligue 2. (Photo: Pro-Shots)
Cakir: “She is a very brave man, just take a look at the’
The Turk Cüneyt Cakir will be Frappart, Wednesday, assisted by a male, with the fourth official. “We have been working together on this contest, be prepared, and Frappart, does the same workouts, and fitheidstesten as their male counterparts. It really doesn’t make any difference.”
“I just think of her as the arbitrator, is a very brave man. They will have the courage and will no doubt be an unpopular decision. You can’t help but Wednesday night will see, mark my words.”
The Super Cup between the Champions League winner Liverpool and the champions League winner Chelsea will begin on Wednesday at 21: 00. Except for the Embankment include, for example, Dutch, Georginio Wijnaldum, and the only seventeen-year-old Ki-Jana, but how Far into the selection of the club.