At least 100,000 WCup fans expected in Museum Sq.

BY foxsports • July 7, 2010

Amsterdam authorities say they expect at least 100,000 football fans to flock to Museum Square to watch the Netherlands' first World Cup final in 32 years.

The Dutch have never won the World Cup, but reached the final in 1974 and '78.

Also, a huge screen will be erected at the North Sea Jazz Festival, which brings top international musicians to Rotterdam for one of Europe's largest annual music events. Organizers fear that the football will siphon off attendance.

Win or lose Sunday's final, the players will be welcomed home on Tuesday with a massive parade through Amsterdam's canals. At least 1.5 million people - twice the city's resident population - are expected to attend.


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