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Pedro Proenca confirmed as Euro 2012 final referee

The 41-year-old will take charge of the tournament decider in Kiev's Olympic Stadium, just six weeks after overseeing the Champions League final in Munich

Uefa has announced that Portuguese referee Pedro Proenca will officiate the Euro 2012 final between Spain and Italy on Sunday.

After taking charge of Chelsea's penalty shoot-out victory over Bayern Munich in the Champions League showpiece in May, the game in Kiev be his second major final in the space of six weeks.

Proenca, who became a Fifa-listed referee in 2003, has already taken charge of three matches at Euro 2012 - his first major international competition.

He whistled Spain's 4-0 victory against Republic of Ireland and Sweden's 2-0 win over France, before officiating the quarter-final contest between England and Italy, which the Azzurri won on penalties.

The 41-year-old will be assisted by Bertino Miranda and Ricardo Santos, with Turkish referee Cuneyt Cakir acting as the fourth official.

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