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Ioan Igna (born June 4, 1940) is a retired Romanianmarker football referee. He is known for having refereed two matches in the 1986 FIFA World Cup in Mexicomarker, including the quarterfinal epic match between Brazil and France, when he made a controversial call when in the penalty shootout he ruled a goal when Bruno Bellone's shot hit the post and the ball bounced in Brazil's goalkeeper Carlos back and went to the back of the net.

He also refereed the second leg of the 1987 UEFA Cup Final and one match in the 1988 UEFA European Football Championship in West Germanymarker.


He was bribed by Jorge Nuno Pinto da Costa (FC Porto President, and considered the Portuguese football godfather) in the 1984 Cup Winners Cup Semifinal - FC Porto v Aberdeen - for $50000.

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