TURPIN. Recognized as the best French referee, Clément Turpin will referee the Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid. Biography, LDC, Olympique Lyonnais, discover everything you need to know about the tricolor officer.
This Saturday, May 28, at 40, Clément Turpin will return to a very closed circle, that of referee during a Champions League final. At the Stade de France, the native of Oullins, will therefore be in his country to referee this tempting Liverpool – Real Madrid. He joins Robert Héliès, Michel Kitabdjian, Robert Wurtz, Georges Konrath and Michel Vautrot, the last Habs to have led such an important match, in 1986.
“I feel great pride, especially since the final is being played in France, declared Clément Turpin. I will be proud to appoint the French referee and I have a real thought for the 22,000 French referees.” Pascal Garibian, technical director of refereeing at the FFF, sees in it “recognition of Clément Turpin’s excellent season” and “constant progress made by French refereeing”.
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Biography Clement Turpin. Clément Turpin was born on May 16, 1982 in Oullins, a town in the Rhône department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. 2006 when he began to referee national matches, he is one of the best French referees. In August 2008, Clément Turpin became the youngest referee in Ligue 1, winning Philippe Kalt’s precocity record since 1994. Very quickly, the native of Oullins moved on to international competitions in 2011 by officiating in the European under 19 years old.
Today, Clément Turpin is one of the best referees in the world and will lead the next Champions League final on May 28, 2022 at the Stade de France between liverpool and Real Madrid. He officiated at the last two Euros, at the 2016 Olympics, at the last World Cup but also in the Nations League and other competitions organized by UEFA such as the Champions League or the Europa League.
What is Clement Turpin’s salary?
In Ligue 1, each referee receives a fixed salary of around 6,500 euros according to The Team not to mention bonuses linked to matches depending on the level of the championship and the role of the referee. In the elite, a central referee receives 3,029 euros gross in bonuses, an assistant €1,478 and €1,000 for a video assistant. In the second division, the match bonus is €1,583 for the central referee and €711 for his assistants.
What are the major designations of Clément Turpin?
Since the beginning of his career as a football referee, here are the major matches where Clément Turpin has officiated as a referee:
- 2011: French Cup Final between Paris Saint-Germain and Lille
- 2014: Champions Trophy between Paris Saint-Germain and Guingamp
- 2016: French Cup Final between Olympique de Marseille and Paris Saint-Germain
- 2017: Europa League quarter-final between Celta Vigo and KRC Genk
- 2018: League Cup Final between Paris Saint-Germain and AS Monaco
- 2018: Champions League quarter-final between AS Roma and FC Barcelona
- 2018: Europa League semi-final between Atlético Madrid and Arsenal
- 2019: Champions League quarter-final between Juventus Turin and Ajax Amsterdam
- 2019: Europa League semi-final between Arsenal and Valencia
- 2019: Nations League semi-final between the Netherlands and England
- 2020: Europa League quarter-final between Manchester United and FC Copenhagen
- 2021: Champions League quarter-final between Chelsea and FC Porto
- 2021: Europa League final between Villareal and Manchester United
- 2022: Champions League quarter-final between Chelsea and real Madrid
- 2022: Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid
Clément Turpin and the Champions League.
On May 28, 2022, Clément Turpin will be the referee for the Champions League final between the two historic clubs: Liverpool and Real Madrid. He will be the sixth Frenchman to lead a C1 final, with Nicolas Danos and Cyril Gringore as assistants. Benoît Bastien will be the fourth referee for the match, while Jérôme Brisard will take care of the VAR. The last time a Frenchman refereed a Champions League final was in 1986 when Michel Vautrot led the Steaua Bucharest – FC Barcelona final (0-0, 2.tab to 0).
Clément Turpin and Olympique Lyonnais.
Regularly pointed out by Lyon supporters, they blame Clément Turpin for certain decisions taken against Olympique Lyonnais players. In 2019, Les Gones fans did not hesitate to create a petition so that Clément Turpin no longer referees OL.