UEFA picks referee Clattenburg for France-Portugal final

UEFA picks referee Clattenburg for France-Portugal final
Referee Mark Clattenburg shows a yellow card to Poland's Michal Pazdan, center, during the Euro 2016 round of 16 soccer match between Switzerland and Poland, at the Geoffroy Guichard stadium in Saint-Etienne, France, Saturday, June 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
PARIS (AP) — UEFA says English referee Mark Clattenburg will handle the European Championship final between France and Portugal on Sunday.

Clattenburg completes a big match hat trick after working the UEFA Champions League final and English FA Cup final in May.

He follows Pedro Proenca of Portugal in 2012 in refereeing UEFA's two highest profile matches back to back.

Clattenburg has handled three previous matches at Euro 2016, though none involving the two teams playing at Stade de France on Sunday.

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