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WORLD CUP: Croatia v Brazil and Mexico Sold Out

Croatia (24)Croatian football fans still wanting to go see their side play Brazil and Mexico at this year’s World Cup in Brazil are out of luck, after FIFA announced on Tuesday that the two matches had now been sold out…

FIFA have said that after just five hours of tickets going on sale in the final phase online yesterday, that tickets were available for only 20 of the 64 matches. Both Croatia versus Brazil, which will open the World Cup on 12 June, and Croatia versus Mexico had sold out. There were still tickets available for Croatia’s other group match against Cameroon.

The matches which attracted the highest demand, and the quickest to sell out were; Croatia-Brazil,  Mexico-Cameroon, England-Italy, Argentina-Bosnia, Brazil-Mexico, Spain-Chile, Cameroon-Brazil, Croatia-Mexico, Australia-Spain, and the final. FIFA said Brazilian citizens had purchased 63 percent of the tickets (80,496) on Tuesday, followed by fans from the United States, Colombia, Argentina, Germany, Mexico, France, England, Chile and Australia.

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