About half-million people attend weekend soccer matches in U.S., Canada


Big crowd at the Big House in Ann Arbor for Manchester United vs. Real Madrid. (By Leon Halip — Getty Images)

Weekend attendance figures across the United States and Canada:

INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONS CUP

Manchester United vs. Real Madrid in Ann Arbor, Mich.: 109,318 (U.S. record)

AC Milan vs. Liverpool in Charlotte, N.C.: 69,364

Olympiacos vs. Manchester City in Minneapolis: 34,047

Inter Milan vs. Roma in Philadelphia: 12,169

Monday: 50,000 expected for Manchester United vs. Liverpool in Miami, 8 p.m. ET (Fox Sports 1, ESPN Deportes)

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER

Seattle at San Jose: 48,765 (first sporting event at 49ers new stadium)

Philadelphia at Kansas City: 21,318

New England at New York: 20,862

Portland at Los Angeles: 20,089

D.C. United at Houston: 20,061

Real Salt Lake at Colorado: 17,554

Toronto at Montreal: 16,665

Columbus at Chicago: 14,332

Dallas at Chivas USA: 3,951

NATIONAL WOMEN’S SOCCER LEAGUE

Houston at Portland: 19,123 (league record)

Western New York at Boston: 3,754

Chicago at Washington: 3,102

Seattle at Kansas City: 3,029

NORTH AMERICAN SOCCER LEAGUE (2nd division: top two games)

Atlanta at Indianapolis: 10,285

Carolina at New York: 4,649

(Minnesota-Ottawa was part of a doubleheader with Olympiacos-Manchester City)

USL-PRO (3rd division: top two games)

Charlotte at Orlando: 5,029

Charleston at Rochester: 4,445

 

Steven Goff is The Post’s soccer writer. His beats include D.C. United, MLS and the international game, as well as local college basketball.

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