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Daniel Siebert (born 4 May 1984) is a Berlin-based German football referee.

He referees for the Berlin Football Association’s FC Nordost Berlin. He is a FIFA official and a UEFA elite category official.

Refereeing career

Siebert has been a referee for the team FC Nordost Berlin since 1998. He was appointed as a DFB referee in 2007. In 2009, Siebert made his debut in the 2. Bundesliga. He was named as a Bundesliga referee for the 2012-13 season, and made his first top-flight appearance on 1 September 2012, issuing three yellow cards in a match between Schalke 04 and FC Augsburg.

On October 24, 2014, it was reported that Siebert will take over as a FIFA referee for Wolfgang Stark in 2015. Siebert was the youngest of the 10 German FIFA referees.

On May 29, 2015, Siebert officiated Portugal vs. Turkey’s UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualifying game, marking his first official international match. On June 9, 2015, Siebert officiated his first senior international game, a friendly against Moldova and Luxembourg.

In three games of the 2020 European Championship, Siebert served as the referee. He monitored the Group D encounter between Scotland and the Czech Republic, the Group E contest between Sweden and Slovakia, and the Round of 16 contest between Wales and Denmark.

He officiated four of the 2021 FIFA Arab Cup matches, including the championship game against Tunisia and Algeria.

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