February 23, 2014
A SPORT WE'LL DOMINATE WITHOUT TRYING:
U.S. Fans Snap Up World Cup Tickets (JACK BELL, FEB. 22, 2014, NY Times)
More tickets to the 2014 World Cup have been allocated by FIFA to fans from the United States than to any other nation, other than host Brazil.A total of 125,465 tickets were distributed to the United States according to FIFA, which released the its ticket alloction numbers on Friday.In all, a total of 2.3 million tickets have been assigned to the 32 nations attending the World Cup. After Brazil, which was allocated 906,433 tickets as the host country, and the United States, the top 10 ticket allocations, according to FIFA, are: Colombia (60,231), Germany (55,666), Argentina (53,809), England (51,222), Australia (40,446), France (34,971), Chile (32,189) and Mexico (30,238).
Posted by Orrin Judd at February 23, 2014 6:53 AM