Attendance trails only 1994, '98
JOHANNESBURG -- The overall attendance at the World Cup was the third highest in history, behind the 1994 tournament in the United States and the last World Cup in Germany.
FIFA, world football's ruling body, said in a statement Monday that 3.18 million fans attended the 64 matches in South Africa. The average attendance was 49,670.
The '94 World Cup in the U.S. -- where 3.59 million people watched games at the stadiums -- still holds the record. In Germany four years ago, 3.36 million ...
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