FIFA U-17 WC tickets: You are in queue

Of the 48 games played so far, Sunday's quarterfinal clash between Brazil and Germany was the best-attended encounter, with Kolkata's Salt Lake stadium recording a whopping 66,613 attendees.

The million mark was breached as early as the final Round of 16 match, with the figure at 1,007,396 - more than twice of the total attendance of 482,456 recorded from the previous edition in Chile 2015.   -  PTI

The FIFA U-17 World Cup, India's first tryst with a global football tournament, has seen phenomenal attendance so far.

India is looking to break the previous record of 1,230,976, which was set in the very first edition in China in 1985. So far, the cumulative total after the end of the quarterfinal stage stands at 1,122,299, with India needing a little over 100,000 attendees in the remaining four games to create a new record.

The million mark was breached as early as the final Round of 16 match, with the figure at 1,007,396 - more than twice of the total attendance of 482,456 recorded from the previous edition in Chile 2015.

Of the 48 games played so far, Sunday's quarterfinal clash between Brazil and Germany was the best-attended encounter, with Kolkata's Salt Lake stadium recording a whopping 66,613 attendees.

With the venue for the semifinal tie between Brazil and England being shifted from Guwahati to Kolkata owing to poor playing conditions, fans have been thronging FIFA's online ticketing portal to get a ticket.

When Sportstar logged in at 8:28 PM, we were 64,126 on the wait-list, with over 30,000 users ahead of us. Now, at the time of publishing at 11:17 PM, we've moved up to the ladder and have only 24,191 fans before us.

 

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