Deniz Aytekin

Deniz Aytekin (born 21 July 1978) is a German football referee.[2] He referees for TSV Altenberg of the Bavarian Football Association. He is a FIFA referee, and is ranked as a UEFA elite category referee.

Deniz Aytekin
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Aytekin in 2017
Born (1978-07-21) 21 July 1978 (age 42)
Nuremberg, West Germany[1]
Other occupation Business manager
Domestic
Years League Role
2004– DFB Referee
2006– 2. Bundesliga Referee
2008– Bundesliga Referee
International
Years League Role
2011– FIFA listed Referee

Refereeing careerEdit

Aytekin refereed his first Bundesliga match on 27 September 2008 when Hertha BSC played FC Energie Cottbus in Berlin. Energie Cottbus won the game 1–0, and Aytekin gave out four yellow cards, including one to Cottbus goalkeeper Gerhard Tremmel for time-wasting in the 90th minute.

Personal lifeEdit

Aytekin is of Turkish descent. He lives in Oberasbach, Bavaria.[2] In addition to his career as a referee, he is an entrepreneur who co-founded the websites Fitnessmarkt.de and Anwalt.de.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Deniz Aytekin – Ein Top-Schiri im Sommer". Fussball-Kultur (in German). 1 July 2009. Retrieved 18 April 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Schiedsrichter Deniz Aytekin: Aus der Provinz ins Olympiastadion". Der Spiegel. 10 August 2010. Retrieved 27 February 2013.
  3. ^ Mittelfranken, IHK Nürnberg für. "Erfolgreich auf dem Platz und im Büro - IHK Nürnberg für Mittelfranken". www.ihk-nuernberg.de (in German). Retrieved 21 October 2020.

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