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Largest U.S. soccer crowds (Summer 2009)
August 10th, 2009 6:45AM



[MAKING A LIST]  D.C. United-Real Madrid and Barcelona-Guadalajara weekend exhibitions drew crowds of 72,368 and 61,572, respectively. They make it six U.S. crowds over 70,000, nine over 60,000 and 13 over 50,000 this summer.

93,137 Los Angeles Galaxy-Barcelona (Aug. 1) Pasadena, Calif.
*Mexico-Haiti (July 19) Arlington, Texas
81,224 Chelsea-Inter Milan (July 21) Pasadena, Calif.
79,156 USA-Mexico (July 26) East Rutherford, N.J.
72,368 D.C. United-Real Madrid (Aug. 9) Landover, Md.
71,203 AC Milan-Chelsea (July 24) Baltimore
66,848 Seattle Sounders-Barcelona (Aug. 5) Seattle
Seattle Sounders-Chelsea (July 18) Seattle
61,572 Barcelona-Guadalajara (Aug. 8) San Francisco
57,229 Chelsea-Club America (July 26) Arlington, Texas
55,173 *Mexico-Costa Rica (July 23) Chicago
51,115 Mexico-Venezuela (July 24) Atlanta
50,306 AC Milan-Club America (July 22) Atlanta
47,713 *Mexico-Panama (July 9) Houston
42,531 AC Milan-Inter Milan (July 26) Foxboro, Mass.
32,526 Seattle Sounders-Colorado Rapids (June 28) Seattle
32,500 *Mexico-Nicaragua (July 5) Oakland, Calif.
32,405 Seattle Sounders-D.C. United (July 25) Seattle
32,204 Seattle Sounders-Houston Dynamo (July 11) Seattle
31,026 Inter Milan-Club America (July 19) Stanford, Calif.
31,087 *USA-Panama (July 18) Philadelphia
30,624 Mexico-Guatemala (June 29) San Diego
27,000 *El Salvador-Costa Rica (July 3) Carson, Calif.
27,000 Los Angeles Galaxy-AC Milan (July 19) Carson, Calif.
26,623 New England Revolution-Los Angeles Galaxy (Aug. 8) Foxboro, Mass.
26,079 *USA-Honduras (July 8) Washington, D.C.
*Second game of Gold Cup doubleheader.
(Note: A crowd of 34,068 watched the Bordeaux-Guingamp match in Montreal for the Champions' Trophy between the French league and cup champions.)


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