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USA Leads Ticket Allocation For World Cup 2014, Followed By England and Germany: Daily Soccer Report

fifa world cup USA Leads Ticket Allocation For World Cup 2014, Followed By England and Germany: Daily Soccer Report

Of the 889,305 tickets allocated for the first phase of ticket sales for FIFA World Cup 2014, outside of the host country Brazil, the highest number of tickets drawn was for residents of the United States (66,646), followed by England (22,257), Germany (18,019), Australia (15,401), Canada (13,507), France (11,628), Colombia (11,326), Switzerland (8,082), Japan (5,021) and Argentina (4,493), according to FIFA.

The most popular venue-specific series ticket packages were for Rio de Janeiro (94,500), Brasilia (48,540) and São Paulo (46,916).

The next sales window will begin next week through November 28. Approximately 228,959 tickets will be available.

Additional tickets for all 64 games will be made available after the World Cup Final Draw happens in early December, once the final match schedule for the group stage matches is known.

More details about ticket sales can be found on the FIFA website.

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