Danny Makkelie Bio, Age, Height, Education, Wife, Kids, FIFA Referee, Net Worth

Danny Makkelie

Danny Makkelie Biography

Danny Makkelie is a Dutch professional football referee. Besides refereeing he works as a police inspector in Rotterdam, Netherlands and as a referee coach for the Royal Dutch Football Association. He has been a FIFA listed referee since 2011.

Danny Makkelie Age

He was born on 28th January, 1983, Willemstad, Curacao, Netherlands.

Danny Makkelie Height

He stand at a height of 5 feet and 10 inches.

Danny Makkelie Education

Danny’s education details are unknown.

Danny Makkelie Parents

He is quite secretive when it comes to his family life, therefore information regarding his parents is not publicly available.

Danny Makkelie Siblings

His sibling’s information is unknown.

Danny Makkelie Wife

He prefers to maintain a low profile, therefore details regarding his wife is not known.

Danny Makkelie Children

He is very secretive when it comes to his personal life. Thus, it is not clear whether he has children or not.

Danny Makkelie FIFA Referee

Danny refereed the semi-final between Brazil’s Palmeiras and Mexico’s UANL in the 2020 FIFA Club World Cup in Qatar. He was selected as a referee for the UEFA Euro 2020, where he was in charge of two group stage matches, the R16 clash between England and Germany and the Wembley semi-final between England and Denmark.

He took charge of the final of the 2012 UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship as a UEFA Elite referee. On 18th August 2020, UEFA named 37-years old Danny as the referee for the 2020 UEFA Europa League Final between Sevilla and Inter Milan. Previously, he was an additional assistant referee in the 2018 UEFA Europa League Final.

Danny was criticised for a decision in the Euro 2020 semi-final between England and Denmark. He awarded England a contentious penalty in extra time for a foul on Raheem Sterling. His decision was backed by Roberto Rosetti, the chairman of the UEFA referees’ committee, who pointed out that the match VAR officials told him the penalty was “correct”.

He was the video assistant referee in the 2016 FIFA Club World Cup Final, video assistant referee in the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup Final, video assistant referee in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final, video assistant referee in the 2018 FIFA Club World Cup Final and video assistant referee in the 2019 UEFA Champions League Final. He was also video assistant referee during the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in which he applied the new law changes in order to let penalties retaken in the France–Nigeria and Jamaica–Italy matches.

Danny Makkelie Salary

His basic salary per match is USD 8,000.

Danny Makkelie Net Worth

His net worth is USD 2 million.

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