Atletico Madrid and Barcelona wrote their names into the history books on Sunday as they broke the record for the biggest crowd to ever watch a women’s football match.
A crowd of 60, 379 packed into the Wanda Metropolitano stadium to watch the two sides in action.
6️⃣0️⃣,7️⃣3️⃣9️⃣ #AtletiBarça makes history, breaking the WORLD RECORD for attendance at a women’s club match. ⚽️#LigaIberdrola#WeSpeakTheSameGame pic.twitter.com/ciyWBvGvv2— LaLiga (@LaLigaEN) March 17, 2019
The attendance beats the previous record of 48,121 which was set in January in a Copa de la Reina match between Athletic Bilbao and Atletico Madrid.
Barcelona Femeni gave the away supporters plenty to cheer about too, as they ran out 2-0 winners thanks to goals from Asisat Oshoala and Toni Duggan.
EL NOSTRE CLÀSSIC TORNA A SER NOSTRE! BRAVO NOIES! #FCBFemeni pic.twitter.com/rOLKITeMqW— FC Barcelona Femení (@FCBfemeni) March 17, 2019
The win means Barca cut the gap to league leaders Atletico to just three points in the Primera Division Femenina.