Barcelona sells over 50,000 tickets to historic game at Camp Nou

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Barcelona women’s first Champions League match at Camp Cou has sold over 50,000 tickets in just over 24 hours.

It was announced on Monday that the first leg of the Women’s Champions League quarter final between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid would be held at Camp Nou. The match is scheduled to take place on March 30.

It will be just the second time that the Barcelona women will play in Camp Nou since becoming a professional team.

Barcelona had quite the year last season, winning the league, cup and the UEFA Women’s Champions League for the first time in club history. Alexia Putellas was named the 2021 Ballon d’Or winner and was recently named to the shortlist for the 2021 FIFA Women’s Player of the Year.