Which Countries’ Soccer Fans Bought the Most World Cup Tickets?

June 19th, 2014
in News, econ_news, syndication

from Felix Richter, Statista.com
by Niall McCarthy

FIFA received approximately 11 million ticket requests in the run up to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil with a total of 2,961,911 sold by 05 June.

Follow up:

60% of those were snapped up by the tournament hosts, equating to an impressive 1,363,179 tickets.

The United States accounts for the largest slice of the remaining 40%. 196,838 tickets were sold to fans of the Stars and Stripes, quite a distance ahead of the 61,021 tickets sold to Argentinean fans who round off the top three.

This chart shows the number of World Cup tickets sold to fans from the following countries.

Infographic: Which Countries’ Soccer Fans Bought the Most World Cup Tickets | Statista
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