Munuera Montero, a supportive referee and committed to society
The CTA has chosen the Andalusian referee for the decisive Real Madrid-Villarreal thanks to its good season
Jose Luis Munuera Montero He is one of those referees called to do great things in the world of football. His presence in Valdebebas in the decisive Real Madrid-Villlarreal is nothing more than a reflection of the good season that the international referee is doing. In the Technical Committee (CTA) believes that Munera Martínez progresses somewhat more than adequately. He has earned the trust of everyone in the world of football and that is transferred to appointments of those that all referees like and more with a League at stake.
In the current League He has directed 19 games, showing three red and 57 yellow. The white club has seen how Munuera Montero refereed Eibar-Real Madrid and Levante Real Madrid, with Real Madrid victories. Villarreal has also whistled him on two other occasions with loss to Osasuna at La Cerámica and victory in Balaídos. In First since 2017, he has held the FIFA cockade since 2019.
His dialogue character, on and off the field of play, has earned him to be respected. Footballers and coaches see him as one more, to whom they listen and with whom they can speak, an increasingly common characteristic in referees. Far from the stadiums Munuera Montero is one of those who has tried to humanize and bring the figure of the referee closer.
Just turned 38 years old, they contemplate an athlete who has refereeing in his blood. He has only followed in the footsteps of two of his brothers (there are nine of them). One of them, in fact, was one of the assistants last weekend in the qualifying rounds for promotion to Second. “Soccer is my passion and I played it until I got to Second B”, affirms to Soccer word.
The jienense referee collaborates selflessly with numerous initiatives and social groups whenever his professional work allows it. He actively participated in the campaign organized by the CTA called #EsLaHora and that through the Food Bank helped those most in need. The goal was to find 100 tons of food that translated into more than half a million food servings.