The FIFA Referees Committee has selected 13 Referees, who will act solely as Video Assistant Referees (VARs) during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. During the World Cup, the 13 selected Video Match Officials will be appointed in each match as VAR, AVAR1, AVAR2, AVAR3.
For more information about the different roles and tasks of the VAR team please visit: fifa.com/VAR.
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