199,950 at the world cup 1950. This was at the well known Maracana stadium.
98,000 people at the FNB Stadium (Soccer City) Soweto South Africa Feb 13th 2011
Today's inauguration crowd WAS the largest ever attending and it was 2.5 million people.
The largest crowd for any event was 134,254 for a Billy Graham religious assembly in 1963.
The largest crowd to ever witness an inauguration is estimated at 1.2 million for Lyndon B. Johnson.
Its just a celebration. Some players ask the crowd to shout louder too.
It was Chelsea in 2004 there was a crowd of over 80,00 people.