BJORN KUIPERS was the official referee for right this moment’s World Cup sport as England beat Sweden 2-Zero and that is not his solely job ..
The 45-year-old may very well be richer than a few of the gamers on the pitch because it’s revealed he’s a multi-millionaire of grocery store chain.
Kuipers owns a multi-million-pound chain of supermarkets throughout the Netherlands referred to as Jumbo.
Born in Oldenzaal in 1973, Kuipers, studied enterprise at college.
Kuipers’ private wealth was estimated £11.5million again in 2016 and he earns in between £2-3million yearly in revenue alone.
It is reported he earns sufficient cash from his refereeing and not often pays himself from the grocery store revenue.
Nevertheless Kuiper can also be the son of an beginner referee and needed to observe in his father’s footsteps into soccer.
Kuipers has been a FIFA-listed referee since 2006 and a UEFA Elite official since 2009.
The Dutchman is not any stranger to the England workforce both as 4 years in the past he was in cost once they misplaced to Italy in Brazil.
Nevertheless Kuiper officiated the England beneath 20s World Cup closing victory over Venezuela final 12 months.
At this time’s outcome noticed England beat Sweden 2-Zero to progress into the semi-finals of the World Cup, the primary time in 28 years.