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By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Flamengo fans broke the record for the number of tickets sold ahead of a game in the 2015 Campeonato Brasileiro, or Brazilian national football tournament, yesterday (September 16th). Supporters bought 67,000 tickets to see the team play against Coritiba at the Mané Garrincha stadium in Brasília at 9PM today.

The record was previously held by São Paulo. When they played Coritiba in the same game at the same stadium in June they drew a crowd of 59,612 fans who saw them win 3-1.

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