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Soccer Exhibitions Continue To Draw Big U.S. Crowds This Summer
Published July 28, 2014
Yesterday's Atletico Madrid-Earthquakes match at Candlestick Park drew a crowd of 15,556 "a day after almost 63,000 soccer fans filled Cal's Memorial Stadium to see Real Madrid play Inter Milan." The Earthquakes "started the week by closing Candlestick and will end it Saturday by opening Levi's Stadium" (SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS, 7/28).
A "pro-Liverpool crowd" of 36,170 watched the EPL club play Olympiacos yesterday at Soldier Field as part of the eight-team Guinness Int'l Champions Cup (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 7/28).