Barcelona has now sold 70,000 tickets to Champions League match

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Barcelona has sold over 70,000 tickets to the club’s Women’s Champions League quarter-final against Real Madrid at Camp Nou in March.

The Spanish team announced the news in a post to Twitter on Friday, two days after the tickets were initially put on sale.

Barcelona allowed club members to claim tickets for free and offered other discounts to encourage attendance.

In 2019, Barcelona and Atletico set a record for attendance at a women’s club game, hosting 60,739 fans at the Wanda Metropolitano. With a capacity of 99,354, Camp Nou is the largest football stadium in Europe, presenting Barcelona with the opportunity to break its 2019 record.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, attendance is currently capped at 70,000, but that could change come March in what is expected to be a sellout event.

Barcelona typically plays their league matches at Johan Cruyff Stadium, a facility with a 6,000-fan capacity.