Goal! The FIFA Women's World Cup 2023

Goal! The FIFA Women's World Cup 2023

The FIFA Women's World Cup 2023 not only set the stage for thrilling football but also shattered records, signalling a new epoch for the sport. Here are some statistics that encapsulate its impact:

The tournament set a new record for the largest attendance in its history, with a total of 1,977,824 fans attending the 64 matches. This represents a significant increase from the previous record of 1.35 million matchday fans at the 2015 World Cup in Canada.

The average attendance for the tournament was 30,911, which was a substantial increase from 21,756 at the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France. This is only the third time in the event's history that the average attendance has been so high.

The 2023 World Cup was expected to set new viewership records for women’s football, with projections hoping to attract over 2 billion viewers. To put this into perspective, 1.12 billion viewers tuned into the 2019 Women’s World Cup, with an average live match attracting 17.27 million viewers.

These figures demonstrate the growing global impact and popularity of women's football, with the FIFA Women's World Cup 2023 serving as a pivotal moment in the sport's history. The significant increases in both attendance and viewership reflect a changing tide, where women's sports are not just gaining parity in terms of skill and competition but are also commanding the attention and support of fans worldwide. The legacy of this tournament will likely inspire continued growth and investment in the sport, further solidifying women's football as a prominent and respected facet of global sports culture.

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