International refereeing has many names on its list and, nowadays, Spanish referees keep arriving stronger than ever and fighting for a place in the officiating Olympus. However, for this to happen, others have been working for years to open the path for them based on hard work, perseverance and good decisions on the field. Without a doubt, one of these predecessors is Valencian referee Mateu Lahoz, a Spanish classic in Europe who will be in charge of the next Champions League match.
Before this big date in European football that awaits him this May 29th in Estadio do Dragão in Oporto, in Laboratorio Hypermedia we wanted to look at his extensive career. Without a doubt, in his long and professional curriculum we find more than enough reasons to justify his election as the referee to officiate the Champions League final.