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Record attendance: 91,553 watch women’s game in Barcelona

Women’s soccer celebrated a milestone Wednesday when a world-record crowd of more than 91,000 people watched Barcelona defeat Real Madrid 5-2 in the Champions League at the Camp Nou Stadium. Organizers said 91,553 people were in attendance in Barcelona. The previous record for any women’s game was 90,185 for the 1999 World Cup final between the United States and China at the Rose Bowl. “I don’t have the words to describe it,” Ballon d’Or winner Alexia Putellas said. “It was super magical. The game ended and the fans didn’t want to leave. It was incredible.” Barcelona players celebrate a goal from their teammate María Pilar Leon against Real Madrid during the Women’s Champions League quarter final, second leg match between Barcelona and Real Madrid at Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spai...