Big-eyed referee is watching you

2008-01-05 00:00

Pierluigi Collina’s steely gaze tells its own story. He is about to let rip and suddenly it’s easy to see why David Beckham once admitted the Italian was the only referee who scared him.

He knows football can captivate millions around the globe, but he is also only too aware that the huge rewards on offer at the highest level have placed officials in an unenviable position. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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