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Final Numbers On Kansas City World Cup Watch Party Are Impressive

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The estimated number of fans watching soccer in downtown Kansas City for the USA's loss to Ghana on Saturday afternoon: 12,000 people.


Impressive, no?


It's a good showing for Kansas City because they're in the running for the 2018 or 2022 World Cup. They're trying to prove that Kansas City is a soccer town (as well as a football and/or baseball town).


Kansas City will have another chance summer to show off their hosting skills when the world's most popular sports team -- Manchester United -- comes to Arrowhead in July.