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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.
As a part of the Gillette International Soccer Series, Brazil defeated Honduras by a score of 5-0 in front of an electric crowd of 71,124 fans.
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.
Tonight’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.
Following their 2-2 tie with Jamaica last night, Honduras has solidified their spot in the 2014 World Cup, as well as confirmed their matchup with Brazil on November 16th at Sun Life Stadium.
Last night in Kingston, Honduras was led by Carlos Costly who opened the scoring in just the 2nd minute of play.
This marks only the third time in their nation’s history that Honduras has qualified for a World Cup. Honduras previously qualified for the 1982 World Cup in Spain and the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.