Ubaldo Aquino

Ubaldo Aquino Valenzano (born May 2, 1958) is a retired football (soccer) referee from Paraguay, best known for supervising two matches (Germany-Saudi Arabia and Sweden-Senegal) during the 2002 FIFA World Cup in Korea and Japan.

Aquino is known to have served as a FIFA referee during the period from 1995 to 2003. He officiated in numerous international competitions, including the 1999 FIFA Confederations Cup, 1997 FIFA World Youth Championship, and qualifying matches for the 1998, 2002, and 2006 World Cups. Aquino also served as a referee in the 1999 and 2001 Copa América competitions, officiating the final in 2001.

After retiring from his career as a match official, Aquino has worked as referee coordinator for the Asociación Paraguaya de Fútbol.

Referees at the 2002 FIFA World Cup
AFC
  • Ali Bujsaim
  • Toru Kamikawa
  • Kim Young-Joo
  • Lu Jun
  • Saad Mane
CAF
  • Gamal Al-Ghandour
  • Mourad Daami
  • Mohamed Guezzaz
  • Falla N'Doye
CONCACAF
  • Carlos Batres
  • Brian Hall
  • William Mattus
  • Peter Prendergast
  • Felipe Ramos
CONMEBOL
  • Ubaldo Aquino
  • Byron Moreno
  • René Ortubé
  • Óscar Ruiz
  • Ángel Sánchez
  • Carlos Eugênio Simon
OFC
  • Mark Shield
UEFA
  • Pierluigi Collina
  • Hugh Dallas
  • Anders Frisk
  • Terje Hauge
  • Antonio López Nieto
  • Urs Meier
  • Vítor Melo Pereira
  • Markus Merk
  • Ľuboš Micheľ
  • Kim Milton Nielsen
  • Graham Poll
  • Kyros Vassaras
  • Gilles Veissière
  • Jan Wegereef