Crowd Count: ICC match draws 86,641 fans in Columbus

The International Champions Cup match between Paris St. Germain and Real Madrid at Ohio Stadium in Columbus drew 86,641 fans, more than double the previous record for a soccer crowd in the state of Ohio, set less than two weeks earlier.

The USL's FC Cincinnati drew 35,061 fans for its friendly with English club Crystal Palace.

The first four U.S. games in the International Champions Cup have averaged 52,183. A crowd of more than 100,000 fans is again expected on Saturday at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor when Real Madrid faces Chelsea. A U.S. record crowd of 109,318 fans turned out in Ann Arbor in 2014.

The Chelsea-Inter Milan game, which will open U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, has sold more than 55,000 tickets.

International Champions Cup Crowds:
86,641 Paris St. Germain-Real Madrid (Columbus, Ohio)
53,117 Chelsea-Liverpool (Pasadena, Calif.)
44,826 Bayern Munich-AC Milan (Chicago)
24,147 Paris St. Germain-Inter Milan (Eugene, Ore.)
2 comments about "Crowd Count: ICC match draws 86,641 fans in Columbus".
  1. :: SilverRey ::, July 29, 2016 at 9:52 a.m.

    Take that Cincy!

  2. beautiful game, July 29, 2016 at 10 a.m.

    And the final score was?

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