"In the next five or six years, maybe I'll have a German I.D. and I could be an international referee from Germany, maybe. This is my dream," he said.
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Famous as much for his bald head as his refereeing, Webb says the OCD began when he was a boy growing up in Rotherham, east of Manchester in northern England.
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