Vladimir Pettay

 

 

Age: 38

 

Summary: Russian international football (soccer) referee who had been banned from refereeing in the Russian Premier League after a 2006 scandalous match between CSKA and Zenit, but who later resumed his position the following year and became qualified as a FIFA referee in 2010.

 

 

Cause of Death: Airplane accident

 

Born: May 8, 1973

 

Died: June 20, 2011

 

Location: Petrozavodsk, Russia