ALL IRELAND FINAL

Highest European sporting w'end attendance at Croke Park

The All Ireland Senior football final at the iconic Dublin stadium saw a capacity crowd watch Dublin and Mayo play out a draw

Highest European sporting w'end attendance at Croke Park
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Yesterday Dublin's Croke Park stadium hosted the 2016 All Ireland Senior GAA (Gaelic Athletic Association) Football  final between Dublin and Mayo.

82.300 fans packed into the ground to witness both sides play out a draw (Mayo 0-15 : Dublin 2-09) and now both counties face a replay that will take place at the same ground on Saturday week at 17:00 GMT.

The attendance at "Croker" yesterday surpassed other major football events across Europe with 81.360 at the Westfalenstadion to watch Borussia Dortmund beat Darmstadt six nil. 75.000 fans packed the Allianz Arena to see Bayern maintain their 100% record at the summit of the Bundesliga dispatching Ingoslstadt 3-1 and the "Derby de Italia" attracted 76.484 tifosi to Milan's iconic San Siro where Inter beat Juventus 2-1.

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