2010 World Cup attendance among highest

2010-07-12 13:15

The attendance at stadiums during the 2010 World Cup in South

Africa stood at 3.18 million after all 64 games, Fifa said in a statement


This is the third highest attendance of all World Cup tournaments,

with the US in 1994 recording an attendance of 3.59 million people and Germany

in 2006 recording 3.36 million.

Match attendance in South Africa stood at an average of 49 670 per


The number excluded those viewing the matches at fanparks.

The average number of goals scored at the South African tournament

was 2.27 per game, while in Germany they were 2.30 per game and in Korea in

2002, they were 2.52 per game.

A total of 245 players were yellow-carded in 2010 and 17 players

were sent off after receiving red cards.

Fifa president Sepp Blatter was expected to address the media this

afternoon on the close of the 2010 World Cup.

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