Mexico's attendance in 2021 sees strong crowds in United States
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Mexico's attendance in 2021 sees strong crowds in United States

Fans and critics alike use attendance as the barometer for popularity of soccer in the United States. On one hand, supporters of the USMNT decry the falling attendance numbers of recent years. On the other, the USWNT points out its consistent gains in attendance throughout various lawsuits against US Soccer. Of course, these both flipped […]
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Mexico's attendance in 2021 sees strong crowds in United States

Fans and critics alike use attendance as the barometer for popularity of soccer in the United States. On one hand, supporters of the USMNT decry the falling attendance numbers of recent years. On the other, the USWNT points out its consistent gains in attendance throughout various lawsuits against US Soccer. Of course, these both flipped […]

Brazil

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ByAFP

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ByAFP

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ByAFP

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ByAFP

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ByAFP

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ByAFP

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ByAFP

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ByAFP