Barcelona showing how investment in women’s sport reaps rewards

There was a world record attendance of 91,553 in the Camp Nou to watch FC Barcelona Femení beat Real Madrid Femenino 5-2 in the Champions League quarter-final last week.
For context, Barcelona’s men’s team have struggled throughout the season to get 75,000, averaging above 50,000 supporters for games.
What happened last Wednesday did not occur overnight. It involved years of meticulous planning and building a new footb …

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