THE World Cup 2022 it is a blockbuster. At least according to the numbers announced by Fifa, the tournament has had full arenas and close to maximum occupancy. Check below the 10 biggest audiences of the group stage of this edition. The survey was carried out by Pluri Consultoria, in partnership with the THROW!🇧🇷
The biggest audience of the first phase was in the game between Argentina and Mexico, for the second round. According to Fifa, 88,966 people were present at the Lusail Stadium to follow Argentina’s 2-0 victory. It is worth mentioning that this number represents an occupancy rate of 100%, since the arena’s capacity is also 88,966.
The biggest stage in the World Cup, Estádio Lusail received the six biggest audiences in the group stage. In addition to Argentina’s game against Mexico, there are two matches between the Brazilian team (against Serbia and Cameroon).
The other four audiences in the top-10 were in matches held at the Al-Bayt Stadium, the second largest arena at the World Cup in Qatar.
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The 10 biggest audiences of the 2022 World Cup:
1. Argentina vs. Mexico – 88,966
2. Portugal x Uruguay – 88,668
3. Brazil vs Serbia – 88,103
4. Argentina vs Saudi Arabia – 88,012
5. Cameroon vs Brazil – 85,986
6. Saudi Arabia vs Mexico – 84,985
7. Spain vs Germany – 68,895
8. England v USA – 68,463
9. Qatar vs Ecuador – 67,372
10. Costa Rica vs Germany – 67,054