Jesús Gil Manzano

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Jesús Gil Manzano
Gil Manzano in 2017
Full name Jesús Gil Manzano
Born (1984-02-04) 4 February 1984
Don Benito, Spain
Years League Role
2001–2006 Tercera Referee
2006–2009 Segunda B Referee
2009–2012 Segunda Referee
2012– La Liga Referee
Years League Role
2014– FIFA listed Referee

Jesús Gil Manzano (Spanish pronunciation: ; born 4 February 1984) is a Spanish football referee. He officiates in the Spanish Primera División. He made his La Liga debut on 25 August 2012 in a game between Málaga and Mallorca. Gil Manzano also appeared in the 2013–14 Copa del Rey quarterfinals game between Racing de Santander and Real Sociedad, where Racing refused to play after one minute.

Following the game between Barcelona and Girona on 23 September 2018, that ended 2–2, Lionel Messi refused to shake his hand after the match. He has also refereed in top league matches of various countries, such as on 10 February 2019, in the derby PAOK - Olympiacos 3–1.



2021 Copa América – Brazil
Date Match Venue Round
18 June 2021  Chile Bolivia Cuiabá Group stage
23 June 2021  Ecuador Peru Goiânia Group stage
3 July 2021  Uruguay Colombia Brasília Quarter-finals


  1. ^ "Con el honor no se juega". Marca (in Spanish). Unidad Editorial. 30 January 2014. Retrieved 31 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Racing Santander match suspended after boycott". The Irish Times. 30 January 2014. Retrieved 31 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Lenglet, sent off unfairly". Also a cousin to Barcelona current captain Sergio busquet. Mundo deportivo (in Spanish).
  4. ^ "Gil Manzano's history against Barcelona". Mundo deportivo (in Spanish).
  5. ^ "Gil Manzano's mistakes against Barcelona and in favour of Madrid". Mundo deportivo (in Spanish).
  6. ^ "Messi's reaction on referee Gil Manzano". Mundo deportivo (in Spanish).
  7. ^ "ΠΑΟΚ - Ολυμπιακός 3-1: Πάρτι τίτλου για τον Δικέφαλο". (in Greek). Retrieved 3 April 2023.
  8. ^ Fuentes, Ramón (4 August 2018). "Jesús Gil Manzano, premio Vicente Acebedo como mejor arbitro de la temporada" . LaLiga. Sport (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 3 March 2024. Retrieved 3 March 2024.

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