Top 10 Players With The Largest Crowd During Unveiling Revealed (See List)
Eden Hazard, Real Madrid summer signing, is listed among top 10 stars with the largest crowd after his official unveiling on Thursday, June 13, at the Santiago Bernabeu.
According to as.com report, about 50,000 Los Blancos supporters were on hand to witness the former Chelsea star arrival at his new club, with the Bernabeu playing host to its third largest crowd for the unveiling of a new star.
Ricardo Kaká was another player, who attracted around 55,000 fans to the Bernabeu in June 2009, with the Brazilian star arriving from Serie A giants AC Milan.
However, a few days later, a sell-out crowd of 75,000 fans were live to catch a glimpse of Cristiano Ronaldo unveiling.
In July 2014, Real Madrid signed James Rodríguez and about 36,000 fans turned out despite the summer heat to welcome the Colombian at the Santiago Bernabéu.
Equally, about 65,000 fans were present at the Stadio San Paulo to welcome Diego Maradona, at his unveiling by Napoli in 1984.
On the other hand, 60,000 Barcelona fans were in the stands to see Zlatan Ibrahimovic presented at Camp Nou in 2009, while 57,000 attended Neymar’s unveiling.
Going forward, about 50,000 fans were live to see Fernando Torres unveiled as a Chelsea’s player.