Atlanta United has fourth largest soccer crowd in world
March 5, 2017, Atlanta: The Atlanta United RC gather for a team photo before taking on the N.Y. Red Bulls during their first game in franchise history on Sunday, March 5, 2017, in Atlanta. Curtis Comptonfirstname.lastname@example.org
It seems that at least for one week, Atlanta is a soccer town.
According to socceramerica.com, Atlanta United's inaugural game against the New York Red Bulls on Sunday at Georgia Tech's Bobby Dodd Stadium had the fourth-largest attendance of any soccer game around the world last weekend.
You’ll notice that there are no other expansion teams anywhere on the list. In fact, some of the clubs are the considered the best in the world with history and tradition that Atlanta United may not even aspire to at this point.