A match between FC Barcelona Femení and Real Madrid Femenino is always special. But what about a quarter-final showdown between the two teams in the Women’s Champions League with a world record for women’s soccer attendance? Even better.
The historic evening at Camp Nou on Wednesday, March 30, saw 91,553 people enter the stadium to enjoy the exciting match where the ‘Culers’ beat Real Madrid 5-2.
At Blinkfire, we wanted to highlight some of the top metrics and best posts from last night’s game. Let’s dig in.
By the numbers
Record-breaking attendance coupled with advancing to the semi-finals of the Women’s Champions League, FC Barcelona Femení saw some of their best numbers on social media for 2022.
March 30’s game against Real Madrid was FC Barcelona’s best day on social media year-to-date. The team earned more than 1.2 million engagements across Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Those 1.2 million engagements yesterday made up 16% of FC Barcelona’s total engagements for the month of March.
Year-to-date, FC Barcelona earned the most single day followers on Instagram with 33,454.
The record attendance
FC Barcelona Femení
Women’s Champions League
Nike — FC Barcelona’s kit supplier
Players & Coaches
FC Barcelona Femení players took to social media following their victory to celebrate the win and the record attendance at Camp Nou.
Xavi Hernández, FC Barcelona men’s coach, also congratulated the team.
Women’s sports continue to be the focal point in media, and yesterday’s match was a great example of this. The image of the stands full of fans was shared globally and became the backdrop for many popular posts across social media.