Sebastian Coltescu Biography – Sebastian Coltescu Wiki
Sebastian Coltescu (full name Constantin Sebastian Coltescu) is a Romanian referee. He has worked as a referee since 1996, according to Transfer Markt. He has been a FIFA referee since 2006. Since 2006, Coltescu has been involved matches in Intertoto 2006, UEFA Cup 2006/07, Euro 2007 u21 qualifiers, UEFA Cup 2007/08, Euro 2009 u21 qualifiers, Euro 2013 u17 qualifiers, friendlies (Portugal v Saudi Arabia, Serbia v Israel, and Ireland v Georgia), Europa League 2013/14, UEFA Youth League 2013/14, Euro 2015 u21 qualifiers, Europa League 2014/15, Euro 2015 u17 qualifiers, Champions League 2015/16, Euro 2016 u19 qualifiers, UEFA Youth League 2015/16, Champions League 2016/17, Euro 2017 u21 qualifiers, Euro 2017 u19 qualifiers, Europa League 2017/18, Europa League 2018/19, Europa League 2019/20, and Champions League 2020/21.
During the 2020/21 season, Coltescu served as the fourth official in four Champions League fixtures including the PSG v Istanbul Basaksehir game on December 9, 2020, Dynamo Kyiv v Juventus on October 20, 2020, Atalanta v Liverpool on November 3, 2020, and Shakhtar Donetsk v Real Madrid on December 1, 2020.
Sebastian Coltescu Racism Allegations
During the 2020/21 season, Coltescu was the fourth official in the Champions League match between PSG and Istanbul Basaksehir on December 8, 2020. He reportedly referred to Basaksehir assistant Pierre Webo as “the black one” twice when directing the on-field referee towards the member of staff who had vehemently protested against a decision. It is alleged, he used the word “negru”, meaning black in Romanian, and Webo reacted angrily, shouting: “Why did you say negro?” An argument broke out on the touchline with all players and staff involved. Basaksehir then walked down the tunnel and were followed by PSG, forcing the game to be suspended.
Sebastian Coltescu Age
Sebastian Coltescu was born on May 6, 1977, in Craiova, Romania.
Sebastian Coltescu Nationality
Sebastian Coltescu is of Romanian nationality.
Sebastian Coltescu Instagram
Sebastian Coltescu had his Instagram account hacked. His profile picture was replaced by an image of Pierre Webo. The hackers also changed the Romanian referee’s biography to include a ‘No to Racism’ hashtag.