NEW YORK – Football World Cup 2014 is now 34 days away and excitement is getting hotter.
We have giving a daily dose of some interesting facts relating to the mega events, the present one and past ones. Here is the today’s daily dose”
Over 34 million fans have attended the 772 FIFA World Cup matches played since 1930, making for an average attendance of around 44,000 per game.
The record for a single World Cup match was set in Brazil, where a crowd of 173,850 crammed in to the Maracana to witness the hosts lose to Uruguay in the 1950 decider.
However, the best-attended edition was USA 1994, which saw a record 3,587,538 supporters – an average of almost 69,000 per game – turn out to take in the matches.