Talent from the English football club Manchester United are playing on Wednesday in Herning, denmark against FC Midtjylland in the Uefa Youth League in a showdown, there has been a bit of a draw.
Akademichef Flemming Broe will provide to Herning Folkeblad, that the club has sold 6100 tickets for ottendedelsfinalen at the MCH Arena.
- of course It is crazy amazing that we can get as many spectators at a youth match, but it also shows just that Manchester United is a hugely popular football club - also in Denmark, says Flemming Broe to the newspaper.
Akademichefen tells that four leaders from the English team during a dinner Tuesday told him that there have been 600-800 spectators to United's other matches in the Uefa Youth League.
The previous tilskuerrekord to a youth match in FC Midtjylland is three years old.
Here watched the 2250 spectators, according to the Herning Folkeblad a FCM-victory over Atlético Madrid in the same tournament.
Manchester United and FCM are fighting for a place in the quarter-finals. In the previous round beat central jutland Italian AS Roma out of the tournament.
the Winner of the duel, which is decided over a single match, meet either Tottenham or Porto in the quarter-finals.
There is a kick-off at 14.