VV701 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2005, 7471 posts, RR: 17
Reply 4, posted (4 years 11 months 3 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 1521 times:
Here is an extract of a Press Release from the FIFA World Cup web site. "Today" in "AS of today . . ." was 10 June this year:
"As of today (with four out of 32 teams qualified, in addition to the hosts South Africa) there have been a total of 630,021 tickets in 188 different countries/territories sold. Nearly half of those total orders have been submitted by South Africans (301,601). Outside of South Africa, supporters from the USA have purchased the largest number of tickets (73,441), followed by the United Kingdom (42,907), Germany (30,880) and Australia (15,038). Reigning champions Italy have so far received 6,063 ticket orders, Brazil 5,777 and from France 5,106 tickets have been so far sold."