The J. League is savoring the World Cup carry over. Since league action was resumed (Division Two on July 10 and Division One on July 13) following the World Cup, the J. League has so far drawn high attendance figures to its games.

Division One has recorded a figure of 204,786 from eight games and a league record round attendance on the weekend of July 20-21 (average 25,958). On the same weekend, Division Two also did well, collecting an average of 13,161 people per game reaching the 10,000 mark for the first time since Division Two was introduced in 1999.

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