U.S.'s Mark Geiger to ref at World Cup

January 15, 2014
By Associated Press
ZURICH -- An American referee was picked to officiate at the World Cup for the first time since 2002.

Mark Geiger, a 39-year-old high school math teacher from Beachwood, N.J., was among 25 referees selected Tuesday by FIFA. Geiger has officiated Major League Soccer games since 2004, called matches during the 2012 Olympic men's soccer tournament and refereed during ...

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