Cüneyt Çakır, one of the FIFA referees of TFF, has been raised from UEFA 1st Category to UEFA Elite Category which consists top 25 referees of UEFA. With this decision, Çakır has also became the only referee in UEFA that has risen from 1st Category to Elite Category in this year.
Here are some important matches that Cüneyt Çakır had officiated in the past:
- 2006-07 UEFA U19 European Championship
- 2008-09 UEFA U21 European Championship Semi-Final
- 2010 UEFA Europa League Semi-Final Second Leg
Çakır had served in 11 international duties in 2010-11 season which includes 4 national and 3 Champions League matches.
Cüneyt Çakır had also been invited to officiate in FIFA U-20 World Cup 2011 which will be held in Colombia this summer with two TFF's FIFA Assistant Referees who are Bahattin Duran and Tarık Ongun.