|Full name||Alberto Undiano Mallenco|
8 October 1973|
Pamplona, Navarra, Spain
Alberto Undiano Mallenco (Spanish pronunciation: [al'?e?to un'djano ma'?e?ko]; born 6 October 1973) is a retired Spanish football referee. He was a full international referee for FIFA from 2004 to 2019. Undiano is also a part-time sociologist.
Mallenco was born in Pamplona.
He refereed in La Liga from 2000 to 2019.
Undiano was selected as a referee for the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Canada, where he refereed the match between Canada and Chile on 1 July 2007. He also refereed the final match between Argentina and Czech Republic on 23 July 2007.
Undiano was selected as a referee for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. He was the only Spanish referee at the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The group stage game between Germany and Serbia resulted in a 1-0 win for Serbia. Undiano gave a second yellow card to German player Miroslav Klose in the 36th minute, thus resulting in a red card. In the 59th minute Nemanja Vidi? received a yellow card for handball, also resulting in a penalty. Undiano awarded yellow cards to Klose (2), Branislav Ivanovi?, Aleksandar Kolarov, Sami Khedira, Philipp Lahm, Neven Suboti?, Bastian Schweinsteiger and Nemanja Vidi? - a total of nine yellow cards.
He refereed the 2019 UEFA Nations League Final. It was his last game as a professional referee.