France-USA sets new football attendance record at Groupama Stadium
A record 58,241 fans packed Groupama Stadium Saturday night to watch France's 1-1 draw with the United States in Les Bleus' final pre-World Cup friendly.
The previous attendance record for a football match was set this past season, during the OL-ASSE derby in Ligue 1 Conforama action.
Several former Olympique Lyonnais featured for France: Captain Hugo Lloris (Tottenham) as well as former Academy products Corentin Tolisso (Bayern Munich) and Samuel Umtiti (FC Barcelona). Current Lyon captain, Nabil Fekir, was a 69th-minute substitute and contributed to Mbappé's tying goal
Saturday's send-off featured plenty of pre-game activities at Groupama Stadium, such as inflatable football pitches, goal-shooting contests and football darts, among others.