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2022 Women’s Euros Attendance Record Broken For Second Time

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2022 Women’s Euros Attendance Record Broken For Second Time

The 2022 Women’s Euros, has broken the single-game attendance record for the second time during the tournament, as well as setting the record for the highest aggregate attendance across the event.

87,192 spectators attended the final at Wembley stadium, with the record only being surpassed by China and the USA during the 1999 World Cup, to watch host nation England beat Germany, breaking the record of 68,871 spectators, which was previously set by the Lionesses and Austria at Old Trafford during the opening match of the tournament.

The final’s attendance brought the aggregate to 574,875, with an average crowd of 18,544 per game, beating the previous record set at the 2017 tournament, which saw 240,055 people attend matches at an average of just over 9,000.

Additionally, the tournament saw nearly 100,000 children attend matches, with 47% of attendees being female and 53% male.

Commenting on ticket sales before the final, UEFA chief of women’s football, Nadine Kessler, said: “Whoever comes out on top, England against Germany at the iconic Wembley Stadium will be one for the history books and an unforgettable event for a whole generation.”

On the tournament, England captain, Leah Williamson, said: “The legacy of this tournament and this team is a change in society.

“We’ve brought everyone together,” she said.

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