Despite being frequently criticized in his country, Cüneyt Çakır, who rose rapidly in the list of UEFA’s best referees with his performance, won the admiration of everyone with his decisions in the EURO 2020 Spain Croatia match.
Cüneyt Çakır went down in history as the referee who managed the most matches in the history of European championships.
Cüneyt Çakır, who served in the last 16 round match between Spain and Croatia in the 2020 European Football Championship, became the referee who managed the most matches in the history of the tournament. Çakır, who whistled in 9 matches in total in EURO 2012, EURO 2016 and EURO 2020, managed nearly 200 international competitions, 56 of which were at the national team level. Çakır winked at the final with his flawless performance in the Croatia-Spain match he directed last night.
In the statement made by the Turkish Football Federation, it was stated that Çakır went down in history with the Croatia-Spain match in which he took charge.
EURO 2012, EURO 2016 and EURO 2020 Cüneyt Çakır
In the statement, it was stated that Cüneyt Çakır whistled in 9 matches in EURO 2012, EURO 2016 and EURO 2020. It was stated that the Turkish referee with FIFA license managed nearly 200 international competitions, 56 of which were at the level of national teams.
It was noted that Cüneyt Çakır also served as the fourth referee in the final between Spain and Italy in EURO 2012, and in the England-Scotland match in the group stage of EURO 2020.
The matches directed by Turkish Referee Cüneyt Çakır in the European championships are as follows:
- EURO 2020:Hungary-Portugal (Group)
- Ukraine-Austria (Group)
- Croatia-Spain (Last 16)
- EURO 2016:Portugal-Iceland (Group)
- Belgium-Ireland (Group)
- Italy-Spain (Last 16)
- EURO 2012:Ukraine-Sweden (Group)
- Italy-Ireland (Group)
- Portugal-Spain (Semi-finals)
PERFECT MANAGEMENT IN CROATIA VS SPAIN
Croatia and Spain shared their trump cards at Parken Stadium in Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. The giant match directed by Cüneyt Çakır was breathtaking. There was an unforgettable carrom in the 85th minute. As Croatia scored with Orsic, Cüneyt Çakır showed the center using goal line technology. As the 120 minutes ended with Spain’s 5-3 superiority, Cüneyt Çakır winked in the final with his flawless performance.