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71,124 Fans For Brazil Vs. Honduras Sets State of Florida Record

By on November 16, 2013 at 10:59 pm

JOSL9138Tonight’s attendance of 71,124 for Brazil vs. Honduras was the largest soccer crowd in the history of the state of Florida and Sun Life Stadium. Brazil won tonight’s contest 5-0.

“We were thrilled to hear tonight’s attendance,” said Charlie Stillitano, CEO of Relevent Sports. “This was an incredible event for the community, especially for fans of Brazil and Honduras. Tonight’s crowd and the great attendance for the Guinness International Champions Cup this past August demonstrates the drawing power of soccer in South Florida.”

“A lot of people from around the United States, Central and South America flew in for tonight’s game,“ said Todd Boyan, Senior Vice President of Operations, Sun Life Stadium. “It was great to see the economic impact for hotels in the area and surrounding communities. Fans were extremely passionate tonight and we look forward to working with Relevent Sports to bring more world class soccer events to Miami.”

 

Highest Attendance for Soccer in Sun Life Stadium (South Florida)

71,124 for Brazil/Honduras (November 16, 2013)

70,080 for Barcelona/Chivas (August 3, 2011)

67,273 for Chelsea/Real Madrid for ICC Finals (August 7, 2013)

 

For photos from tonight’s match, click here.

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