Frappart makes history as first woman to referee men's CL game

French referee Stephanie Frappart made history on Wednesday as the first woman to take charge of a men’s Champions League game. The milestone was achieved in Juventus’ 3-0 win over Dynamo Kiev. “It was about time,” Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Guendogan wrote on Twitter. “Great achievement and inspiration to others. Hopefully this will be a regular occurrence very soon.” The 36-year-old was the first female referee in France’s Ligue 1 and oversaw Liverpool’s 5-4 penalty shoot-out victory over Chelsea in the 2019 European Super Cup. She was also in charge of this season’s Europa League fixt…

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