Women’s Euros beats all-time attendance record with 15 games to go

July 15 – The women’s Euros has smashed the record for the total attendance for the event – despite still being in the group stage and with only half the tournament played.

Euro 2017 in the Netherlands was attended by a total of 240,055 supporters, the record until now.

But the 8,173 who watched France beat Belgium 2-1 on Thursday took the current Euros attendance to a total of 248,075 fans.

France became the third team to progress to the quarter-finals as they clinched top spot in Group D with a game to spare.

In the other Group D game, Italy needed a second-half goal from Valentina Bergamaschi to draw 1-1 against Iceland.

There are still 15 games remaining with an average crowd across the 16 games so far of 15,505.

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