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Americans Snatching Up Tickets On Secondary Market For Women's World Cup Final

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 02 / 15

The U.S. "will have an overwhelming crowd advantage" at the Women's World Cup Final on Sunday at BC Place, as within minutes of the team defeating Germany in Tuesday's semifinal, tickets on the secondary market "skyrocketed in price, with the vast majority of purchasers" from the U.S., according to ...

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