Average attendance at Bundesliga matches in Germany in the first half of the 2009-10 season. The figure is a league record and represents a 5% rise over last season.
The weekly salary in dollars paid by Manchester City to Brazilian striker Robinho, who has proved to be a flop in England and is on the verge of being loaned to Santos of Brazil, which will pick up part of that paycheck.
The cost in dollars of Cape Town's 68,000-seat World Cup stadium, which opened Saturday with a scoreless tie between two local teams, Ajax and Santos, before Santos prevailed, 6-5, on penalty kicks. The stadium will stage eight World Cup matches, including a semifinal on July 6.
-- Grahame L. Jones