Pavel Kralovec
Birthday: 1977-8-16
Nationality: Czech
On field position: Chief Referee
Profession: Engineer
Languages: Czeck, German, English

Pavel Kralovec is a Czech football referee. When not refereeing, he works as an engineer.


He has been a full international for FIFA since 2005. He is a referee in Czech First League. Pavel Kralovec slowly built his international career first with qualifiers and a few UEFA cup matches. Then finally in 2011, he was in charge of the Champions League. In 2011, he was promoted to the Elite Development group of UEFA. He was active in the 2013 Champions League. From 2014 Kralovec has become an acknowledged referee in UEFA's top league. He was a steady climber at a real candidate for quarter- and semi-finals in the Champions League.


He was selected on the list of referees for the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Mexico and the 2012 Olympic tournament. He has also officiated in 2010 and 2014 World Cup qualifiers, as well as qualifying matches for Euro 2008 and Euro 2012. In March 2013, FIFA named Kralovec to its list of 52 candidate referees for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. In December 2015, he was named one of the eighteen referees appointed for UEFA Euro 2016.