Cristiano Ronaldo was angry after Portugal’s deadly goal against Serbia were not counted
Makeley replaced referee Dix Bien de Vries in his crew, who will participate in the continental championship.
Makeley was a referee for the match between Serbia and Portugal in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers on March 27th, along with Dicks.
The match in which Cristiano Ronaldo scored a correct goal in the final moments, but Dicks did not admit that the ball crossed the goal line, so Makeley decided not to count the goal, and the match ended in a 2-2 draw.
Makeley apologized for the decision after the match.
But he decided to replace his assistant Dicks, who expressed his frustration in Dutch radio statements.
Makeley declined to disclose the reason for his decision.