Referees Need Love, Too! 7 Refs Worth Raving Over

 
 

Canadian fans are still ranting over yesterday’s match between U.S. and Canada, specifically about some calls made by ref Christina Pedersen. Sure, the downside is her credibility is called into question, but the upside? She’s becoming more than just an extra body on the field. Referees rarely get any love, despite their being an integral part of the game — especially the Olympic games.

Join us in celebrating some of these utterly-awesome umpires and look for them in the upcoming matches.

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