SBD Global/September 18, 2013/International Football
Bundesliga Tops List Of Worldwide Football Stadium Attendance With 20 Clubs In Top 100
Published September 18, 2013
Germany's Bundesliga has 20 clubs ranked in the worldwide Top 100 highest-attended stadiums, the most of any league. In its September issue, Stadionwelt INSIDE published its most recent Zuschauer-Top 100 (Attendance-Top 100) ranking. With the exception of Australia, every continent is included in the ranking. Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund sits atop the ranking with an average attendance of 80,482. In addition to Dortmund, the Bundesliga has with Bayern Munich (4th), Schalke (6th) and Hamburg SV (8th) a total of four clubs in the top 10. The top 10 consists exclusively of European teams. The first non-European club is Argentine side River Plate at 11th. Following the Bundesliga, the Premier League and Mexico's LigaMX have the most clubs in the top 100, with 17 and nine, respectively. In addition to the big football nations Spain, Italy and France, the ranking includes four teams from Japan and three Chinese teams, as well as one team from Belgium, Iran, Switzerland, Brazil and the U.S. (Stadionwelt).
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