Champions League final referee: Milorad Mazic appointed for Liverpool vs. Real Madrid

UEFA has announced that Serbian official Milorad Mazic will referee the Champions League final on May 26.

Mazic, 45, will officiate the game between Real Madrid and Liverpool at the Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine.

The refereeing committee of European football’s governing body revealed its decision on Monday.

This season, Mazic, an international referee since 2009, has officiated four Champions League matches along with two in the Europa League.

He was in charge of last year’s FIFA Confederations Cup final between Chile and Germany, and also officiated at the 2016 UEFA Super Cup.

Meanwhile, Dutch referee Bjorn Kuipers will take charge of the Europa League final between Marseille and Atletico Madrid in Lyon, France, on May 16.

Kuipers also refereed the 2013 final between Benfica and Chelsea. The 45-year-old also worked Atletico’s 2014 Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid.

Mazic and Kuipers have both been picked by FIFA to referee at a second straight World Cup, kicking off next month.

Czech official Jana Adamkova has been selected as the referee for the Women’s Champions League final between Wolfsburg and Lyon, being played in Kiev on May 24.

Follow @ESPNFC on Twitter to keep up with the latest football updates.