PRI's The World Published by PRI's The World Why Byron Moreno became known as the 'worst soccer referee ever' Listen Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/379366/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Byron Moreno used to be a World Cup soccer referee. Now the Ecuadorian — a notorious ex-con — is known as the worst referee ever.