The German Bundesliga is on
track to set a new attendance record this season after average
figures per game topped 44,000 for the first half of the 2011/12
campaign, the German football league (DFL) said on Tuesday.
The first division had set a seventh consecutive spectator
record in the previous season (2010/11) with 42,101 people per
league game, making it the top league in the world by
"These figures are proof of the Bundesliga's attractiveness
which inspires fans with top class performances and tension like
few other leagues," DFL Chief Executive Christian Seifert said
in a statement.
The average ticket price stood at 22.43 euros, Seifert said.
The Bundesliga's second tier also recorded a significant
jump in attendance figures with average numbers per game at
17,125, up by 27 percent for the same period last season.
The DFL had said in January that the Bundesliga's 18 clubs
had generated almost two billion euros in the
2010/11 season compared to 1.77 billion the previous campaign,
their seventh straight year of growth.
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