Attendance at the stadiums during the Women’s European Football Championship

Finished the group stage of the Women's European Football Championship Held in England until July 31, 2022, the organization's assets are beginnin

Finished the group stage of the Women’s European Football Championship Held in England until July 31, 2022, the organization’s assets are beginning to analyze the impact of the event not only on the playing field, but also on the environment. The sale of the 90,000 tickets for the Wembley final in just one hour was a preview of what has happened in the last two weeks in English territory.

The quarterfinals are the final stretch of an event that has already beaten all the attendance records to the stadiums with seven games still to go (quarter-finals, semi-finals and final).

With 24 games played, UEFA has taken stock of the situation with data that shows the social impact of the European Championship in England:

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  • 500,000 tickets solddouble the previous record, the 2017 European Championship in the Netherlands, where 240,000 people gathered.
  • 68,871 people the opening match at Old Trafford (Manchester), surpassing 41,301 spectators in the 2013 final in Solna.
  • 369,314 attendees after 24 matches in the first phase, an average of 15,300 spectators.
  • The attendance record at matches where the host does not play It has been broken three times:
    • 16,819 Spain – Finland
    • 21,342 Netherlands – Sweden
    • 22,596 Netherlands – Switzerland

English cities have also benefited from the economic impact of the presence of major European players, especially with the mass movement caused by countries like the Netherlands or Sweden. UEFA gives as an example the match between these two countries in the city of Sheffield on July 9, when there were 22% more people in the city than on the same day the previous week.

Regarding the global impact, the website of the European Championship has received 5.25 million visitorsdouble that of the 2017 European Championship, with 30% of the traffic coming from the host country.

England also break records on the pitch

The first phase of the Women’s European Football Championship has been round for the team led by sarina wiegman. In just three games he has made his mark:

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  • Greatest victory in the history of the European Championship: 8-0 against Norway.
  • Most goals in a group stage (14): The previous mark was from Germany in 2001 (11).
  • Fewest goals conceded (0), a record that equals Germany in 2005.
  • Highest number of goals in a first part: 6.
  • Most goals by a single player: Beth Mead (5). She can beat Inka Grings (Germany) record total of six goals.