Yuichi Nishimura
Personal information
Full name Yuichi Nishimura
Date of birth 17 April 1972 (1972-04-17) (age 48)
Place of birth    Tokyo, Flag of Japan Japan
Years League Role
1999- J. League Division 1 Referee   
Years Role
2004-2014 Referee   

Yuichi Nishimura (born 17 April 1972) is a Japanese football referee. He has refereed in the Japanese J. League Division 1 since 1999 and has been a full international referee for FIFA since 2004. He recently became noticed for his work as referee of the opening game in the 2014 FIFA World Cup between hosts Brazil and Croatia and also 2014 AFC Champions League second-leg final.

External links

Japan national team
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Template:2010 FIFA World Cup referees

Referees at the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup

Ravshan Irmatov · Yuichi Nishimura · Djamel Haimoudi · Joel Aguilar · Diego Abal · Enrique Osses · Felix Brych · Björn Kuipers · Pedro Proença · Howard Webb

2014 FIFA World Cup Referees

Ravshan Irmatov · Yuichi Nishimura · Nawaf Shukralla · Ben Williams


Noumandiez Doué · Bakary Gassama · Djamel Haimoudi


Joel Aguilar · Mark Geiger · Marco Antonio Rodríguez


Enrique Osses · Néstor Pitana · Wilmar Roldán · Sandro Ricci · Carlos Vera


Peter O'Leary


Felix Brych · Cüneyt Çakır · Jonas Eriksson · Björn Kuipers · Milorad Mažić · Pedro Proença · Nicola Rizzoli · Carlos Velasco Carballo · Howard Webb

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