No matter how much bad press – Tickets selling like hotcakes. But Australia???

According to FIFA, 203,330 tickets for the World Cup were sold in the first five hours of opening sale yesterday (12/3). It is no surprise. After all, football is  ‘the most popular sport on the planet and the World Cup is the biggest  and most prestigious. sporting event.

Now, can someone explain to me why  Australia is  in  third place in the number of requests? The five countries that have registered most request are Brazil (143,085), United States (16,059), Australia (5,357), Colombia (4574) and Argentina (3800).

Brazil, of course. United States, very close by,  rich and soccer growing from strength to strength. Australia??, Someone explain to me, please. Colombia and Argentina, neighbours and great footballing nations.


De acordo com a  Fifa, 203.330 ingressos para a Copa foram vendidos nas primeiras cinco horas de abertura de venda ontem (12/3) Não é nenhuma surpresa, afinal, futebol é o esporte mais popular do planeta e a Copa o evento esportivo de maior prestigio.

Agora, alguém pode me explicar porque a Australia esta’ em 3o lugar no numero de pedidos. Os cinco países que mais solicitaram foram Brasil (143.085), Estados Unidos (16.059), Austrália (5.357), Colômbia (4.574) e Argentina (3.800).

Brasil, claro. Estados Unidos, muito proximo, rico e futebol crescendo de vento em popa.  Australia ???, alguém me explica, por favor. Colombia e Argentina, vizinhos e grandes nações futebolísticas.


About Betise Assumpcao Head

Communicator, specialized in Media Relations, Reputation, Crisis Management, corporate or individual. I started as a Sports Journalist (7 years, Mains newspapers and magazines in Brazil) turned into World Wide Press Officer (Senna 1990/1994), been to Games in Barcelona Atlanta, London & Rio 2016. Italy, Germany & Brazilian World Cups.

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