RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Wednesday's duel with Grêmio, which will determine a spot in the final of the Copa Libertadores in dispute, has already assured Flamengo a significant turnover even before the match kick-off. With tickets sold out about a month ago, the expected income from tickets for the 9:30 PM match is approximately R$7 million (US$1.8 million).
The figure will be a record for Flamengo and also for Brazilian soccer in 2019, a season in which, due to its footballing success, the team has been filling stadiums, so much so that . . .