A matchup that featured two World Cup qualifying teams and set an attendance record for soccer in the state of Florida earns the 7th spot on the Top 10 Moments at Sun Life Stadium in 2013. A crowd of 71,124 were in attendance on November 16th to see Brazil defeat Honduras by a score of 5-0.
The electric crowd eclipsed the previous attendance record of 70,080 set at Sun Life Stadium on August 3, 2011 when Barcelona took on Chivas.
Benard opened the scoring for Brazil in the 22nd minute of the game to take an early 1-0 lead. The teams went into halftime with Brazil leading 1-0.
Brazil dominated the second half. Dante scored first on a goal assisted by Neymar in the 55th minute. Minutes later, Maicon added a goal in the 66th minute, followed by Willian in the 70th and finally Hulk in the 74th minute to give Brazil the 5-0 victory.
Brazil’s star-studded roster was complete with players from the world’s top club teams included; David Luiz (Chelsea), Dante (Bayern Munich), Marquinhos (Paris Saint Germain), Dani Alves (FC Barcelona), Maicon (Roma), Marcelo (Real Madrid), Oscar (Chelsea), Willian (Chelsea), and Neymar (FC Barcelona).
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