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The final, impressive numbers on Sunday’s attendance in Seattle

MLS Timbers Sounders Soccer

Both Seattle playoff matches at home so far fell well south of this swell attendance number; this was the final regular season match at CenturyLink.

AP

We knew CenturyLink Field would be stacked and packed to record levels for Sunday’s Cascadia Cup frenzy. Indeed, the club established a franchise record with a crowd of 67,385. The facts:


  • It was the largest crowd ever to see a soccer game in Seattle.
  • It was the second-largest crowd for a stand-alone game in MLS history (that is, a match not attached to an international doubleheader).
  • As The Seattle Times points out, the team is 8-0-2 in home games where the attendance is over 40,000.
  • And it was the third largest soccer attendance in the world this weekend. Yes, in the world. Here’s the list:
Attendance chart