May 24, 2022

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Camp Nou, record number of attendees for a women’s soccer match

Register a new attendance for a women’s football match. The Camp Nou match Barcelona women and the Real Madrid Womenvalid for the second leg of the Champions League quarter-final that saw the hosts win 5-2 (win to the round after 3-1 of the first leg always in favor of players in the Blaugrana jersey, ed) at Stadio Da 91553 fans.

He broke the previous record of 90,185 that was set in the 1999 World Cup Final between the United States and China that was held at the Pasadena Rose Bowl in California. Also hit another series of records:

  • For spectators of a match between two club teams was 60,739 created in Wanda Metropolitano in 2019 in a La Liga match that has always featured Barcelona women’s team against Atlético de Madrid
  • By a number of fans present at the UEFA Women’s Champions League match Lyon-Frankfurt in Munich in 2012 in front of 50,212 spectators.

Fans also designed “More Than Empowerment” to support women in their fight for a more equal society.

On this historic occasion, representatives of Catalan institutions attended at the President Snoll Theater, by the President of the Catalan Regional Government, Pierre Aragon, by the President of the Catalan Parliament, Laura Porras, as well as by the delegates of the Republic of Catalonia. The Government of Barcelona, ​​Maria Eugenia Gay, the Mayor of Barcelona, ​​Ada Colau, and the Minister of State for Sports and President of the CSD, José Manuel Franco.

Other guests include Barcelona’s historical icons: besides men’s team manager Xavi Hernandez, there were also Carles Puyol, Alex Abrenz, Udi Norris and the president of the Cruyff Foundation, Susilla Cruyff.

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