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Ann Arbor Now Holds the No. 1 and No. 2 Spots for Highest-Attended Soccer Game in the US

And the highest-attended Chelsea match ever.

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Michigan fans love their football... and not just the American kind.

This afternoon's International Champions Cup match between Chelsea and Real Madrid drew 105,826 to Michigan Stadium. That's good for second-highest all-time attendance at a soccer game in the U.S... surpassed only by last year's Real Madrid-Manchester United match in Ann Arbor that drew 109,318.

If that wasn't enough, today's game was also the highest-attended for any match involving Chelsea, a 111-year-old club and one of the biggest teams in England.

Maybe an MLS team should go ahead and set up shop in Ann Arbor.