Brazil drew a crowd of 71,124 Saturday night at Miami's Sun Life Stadium to watch it beat Honduras, 5-0, in
a friendly. It was the largest crowd ever to watch a soccer match in Florida and almost 11,000 fans more than the Dolphins drew Sunday afternoon for their NFL game against the San Diego Chargers.
Brazil-Honduras crowd was the second largest crowd of the year after the crowd of 81,140 for the Gold Cup semifinals at Cowboys Stadium.
Argentina-Ecuador drew a crowd of 49,165
Friday night at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. International friendly action continues Tuesday with Brazil-Chile in Toronto, Argentina-Bosnia-Herzegovina in St. Louis and Ecuador-Honduras in
20 U.S. soccer crowds of 2013 include five MLS games, five Gold Cup games, seven national team friendlies, two Guinness International Champions Cup doubleheaders and one club friendly.
2013 Top 20 U.S. Soccer Crowds ATT. MATCH (COMPETITION) CITY 81,410
USA-Honduras/Mexico-Panama (Gold Cup semifinals) in Arlington, Texas 71,124
2. Brazil-Honduras (friendly) in Miami Gardens, Fla. 70,540
3. USA-El Salvador/Honduras-Costa Rica (Gold Cup quarterfinals) in Baltimore 67,385
4. Seattle Sounders-Portland
Timbers (MLS) in Seattle 67,273
5. Real Madrid-Chelsea/LA Galaxy-AC Milan (Guinness Int'l Champions Cup) in Miami Gardens, Fla. 66,216
6. Seattle Sounders-LA Galaxy (MLS) in Seattle 62,310
7. Brazil-Portugal (friendly) in Foxboro, Mass. 62,107
8. Mexico-Nigeria (friendly) in Houston 57,920
9. USA-Panama (Gold Cup final) in Chicago 56,822
10. Mexico-Panama/Canada-Martinique (Gold Cup Group A) in Pasadena Calif. 55,107
11. Seattle Sounders-Real Salt
Lake (MLS) in Seattle 54,229
12. Mexico-Trinidad & Tobago/Panama-Cuba (Gold Cup quarterfinals) in Atlanta 54,184
13. Real Madrid-Inter Milan (friendly) in St. Louis 53,679
14. Seattle Sounders-Vancouver Whitecaps (MLS) in Seattle 50,028
15. San Jose Earthquakes-LA Galaxy (MLS) in Stanford, Calif. 49,165
16. Argentina-Ecuador (friendly) in East
Rutherford, N.J. 48,263
17. Manchester City-Chelsea (friendly) in St. Louis 47,359
(friendly) in Washington, D.C. 43,345
19. Mexico-Denmark (friendly) in Glendale, Ariz. 41,983
Chelsea-Inter Milan (Guinness Int'l Champions Cup) in Indianapolis, Ind.