Hungarian FIFA Women’s World Cup referee Anita Vad would be happy to prove herself in the men’s top flight as well.
Through Anita Vad, Hungary was also represented at the summer FIFA Women’s World Cup, which set several viewership records and ended Spain’s success. The Hungarian assistant referee played a part in two of the group matches and the round of 16 between Australia and Denmark, and now he’s told M4 Sport about his experience.
Vad Anita: I’m so excited to get a role in the World Championship
“This is a dream come true, the highlight of my career so far, and I am happy that I was able to be part of the World Cup, and that I was able to represent the Hungarian refereeing team as an assistant. I hope this is an important step towards future events as well.” – I remembered the Women’s World Cup, which was held in Australia and New Zealand.
At the end of the interview, Anita Vad, who will also play a role in the 2022 Women’s European Championship, added that she will do everything she can to ensure that one day female referees play a role in the men’s Hungarian top flight.
And Anita Vad has been a member of the international refereeing team since 2017, and she participated in the European Championships last year. His family has a strong arbitration tradition: his older brother (István Vad II), father and grandfather also had successful careers as arbitrators.