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Referee Howard Webb, right, from England holds back Colombia's Mario Yepes during the group C World Cup soccer match between Colombia and Ivory Coast at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, June 19, 2014

Referee Howard Webb, right, from England holds back Colombia's Mario Yepes during the group C World Cup soccer match between Colombia and Ivory Coast at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, June 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

Everything you need to know about World Cup referees

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People love them and hate them... but do they really know them? Here's a closer look at the men in charge of making the calls during the World Cup 2014 matches.

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