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Attendance more than satisfactory

Fans of Brazil exhibit their enthusiasm as their team takes the pitch for warm-ups prior to an exhibition against Venezuela. Fans of Brazil exhibit their enthusiasm as their team takes the pitch for warm-ups prior to an exhibition against Venezuela. (Stephen Savoia/Associated Press)
By Frank Dell'Apa
Globe Staff / June 7, 2008

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Last night's Revolution-FC Dallas/Brazil-Venezuela doubleheader at Gillette Stadium was the seventh-highest attended soccer event in area history. A crowd of 54,045, mostly clad in the gold shirts of the Brazilian national team, attended the twin bill. The record attendance for a Boston-area soccer game was 67,584 for Brazil-Mexico last Sept. 12, followed by a crowd of 61,316 for ... (Full article: 860 words)

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