Champions League final referee keeps job after apologizing for ties to far-right leader

Referee Szymon Marciniak gestures as he speaks with Argentina's Lionel Messi during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Argentina and Australia at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Doha, Qatar, on Dec. 3, 2022. Polish soccer referee Szymon Marciniak has apologized for speaking at a business event tied to a far-right politician and was confirmed by UEFA to officiate next week's Champions League final. Marciniak’s appointment for the game between Manchester City and Inter Milan on June 10 was at risk. (Jorge Saenz/AP)

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