2022 FIFA World Cup attendance sets a new record for fans

2022 FIFA World Cup attendance sets a new record for fans

3,404,252 viewers watched the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, which took place from November 20 to December 18, during the whole competition,thesportsbay.com reports.

Argentina defeated France 4-2 in a penalty shootout in the championship game on Sunday at the Lusail Iconic Stadium, which drew a record-breaking 88,966 spectators.

The competition’s last group stage match was observed by 2,457,059 viewers, and the eight round of 16 matches were seen by 411,609 spectators.

245,221 spectators watched the quarterfinal matches: 43,893 watched the Croatia-Brazil game at Education City Stadium, 44,198 watched the Morocco-Portugal match at Al Thumama Stadium, 88,235 watched the Netherlands-Argentina match at Lusail Stadium, and 68,895 watched the France-England game at Al-Bayt Stadium.

The semi finals at the Lusail and Al Bayt stadiums drew 157,260 spectators altogether. 88,966 spectators turned up for the Argentina-Croatia match, while 68,294 watched Morocco play France at Al-Bayt Stadium.

44,137 spectators watched the third-place play-off match between Croatia and Morocco, which took place yesterday at Khalifa International Stadium and resulted in a 2-1 victory for Croatia.

3,404,252 spectators watched the World Cup in Qatar, which came in third place overall in the history of the event. The World Cup in America in 1994 took first place with 3,587,538 spectators, while the World Cup in Brazil in 2014 came in second with 3,429,873 spectators.