WARSAW: Spain’s Carlos Velasco Carballo will referee the opening match of Euro 2012 between co-hosts Poland and Greece at the new National Stadium in Warsaw on Friday.

Velasco Carballo, 41, was the fourth official in Munich for last month’s Champions League final between Chelsea and Bayern Munich.

The Spaniard, who made his international refereeing debut in 2008, was in charge of the 2011 Europa League final in which Porto beat fellow Portuguese outfit Braga 1-0 in Dublin.

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