Americans get most WC tickets for visitors in first sale phase

Americans were granted 66,646 of almost 900,000 World Cup tickets allocated by FIFA in the opening phase of sales, the most of any visiting fans traveling to Brazil this coming summer.
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Fans will have another chance to buy tickets for the high-demand matches only after the World Cup draw in December.

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