He refereed the opening of Russia 2018 and it will beep the final at the same stadium
It is already known who will be the ref World Cup final Russia 2018 and face France and Croatia. The chosen will be the Argentine Nelsón Pitana who curiously, The referee in charge was blowing the whistle first World Cup match between Russia and Saudi Arabia at the Luzhniki Olympic Stadium and also referee the final match of the tournament on the same stage.
Pitana has called four games in this World, one to Croatia (against Denmark) and another to France (against Uruguay). At 43 years and in his second World Cup after Brazil 2014, It is one of the most famous referees in Argentina and CONMEBOL. He has called on numerous occasions the Argentine Superclasico between River and Boca and has experience in international competitions such as the Copa Libertadores and FIFA World Cup qualifying in South America.