Facts/Statistics - Gothia Cup

Facts and statistics

The best team until now is Tahuichi of 1984. Eight of the players from that team did represent the national team of Bolivia at the World Cup in USA 1994.

More than one million players have taken part in the Gothia Cup during the years.

Stats 2019

  • Participating teams:

    1686

  • Participants:

    36212

  • Nations:
    75
  • Nations since the start:

    149

  • Boys/girls
    70/30
  • Average age:
    15,5

Stats 2019

  • Playing fields:
    104
  • Number of matches:

    4324

  • Number of goals made:

    20358

  • Spectators at the finals:

    21819

  • Spectators at the opening ceremony:

    50123

The following players have one thing in common; they have won the Gothia Cup as well as they took part at the World Cup 2006: Xabi Alonso (Spain), Adebayor (Togo), Andrea Pirlo (Italy), Ze Roberto (Brazil), José Montiel (Paraguay), Kim Källström (Sweden) and Teddy Lucic (Sweden).
Six countries have been represented every year: Sweden, Germany, Norway, Denmark, Finland and England.

Already at the very first year girls were welcome to take part in Gothia Cup. Unique for the time but it was a great success. After six years the tournament held five different age classes for girls.

The most popular meal at the schools is meatballs with mashed potatoes. In total around 255000 meatballs are served.

Stats

  • Audience at Heden, seven days:

    460000

  • Number of tourist nights:

    350500

  • Amount of money spent in Gothenburg:

    480 mkr

  • Tax income to the state:
    178 mkr
  • Percentage pleased visitors:
    99,2 %

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