MLS referees reveal backstories, pet peeves, memorable moments to ESPN FC

When they're on the pitch, the men and women who referee MLS matches live and work under a microscope. But how much do fans really know about them?

ESPN FC sat down with several of the league's top referees at a recent training camp held by the Professional Referee Organization and asked them to open up about their personal lives, backstories and common misconceptions about their trade.

From pizza obsessions to dog walks on the beach to "Borat" lookalikes, there's plenty to appreciate about North America's top refs; watch this clip and learn.