Tickets For ManU-Real Madrid Posted At Upwards Of £1,000 On Second-Hand Market
Jose Mourinho said the ManU-Real Madrid match at Old Trafford was the match "the world will stop'" to watch, according to Colin Young of the London DAILY MAIL. And it seems some fans were "prepared to pay silly money" to watch Tuesday's match, which Real Madrid won 2-1. Although official ticket exchange sites such as viagogo.com were showing no availability prior to the match, other websites like ticket4football.com had set prices of up to £1,000 ($1,511) each for "premium seats." Some fans had "offered to sell spare tickets" for up to £750 ($1,133). One ticket agent based near the ground, who asked not to be named, said, "Tickets are going for silly money, thousands in fact." Madrid fans hoping to see "the Special One get one over on Ferguson again" could also expect to pay £800 ($1,209) on the black market (THE DAILY MAIL, 3/5).