Bayern Munich supporters were unhappy with more than just the result today in North London.
Before the German champions lost to Arsenal 2-0, their supporters protested the high ticket prices at the Emirates, which are some of the most expensive in all of Europe.
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For the opening five minutes of the match, many of Bayern’s supporters did not go down to their seats, but rather placed massive signs that read “£64 a ticket. But without fans, football is not worth a penny.” £64 is equal to about $100, which was the cost of a ticket for the visiting supporter’s section.
After five minutes, the Bayern fans returned to their seats to much applause from the Arsenal support.
In a recent study by the BBC titled The Price of Football, Arsenal was found to have the most expensive season ticket in England, with their cheapest seat coming in at nearly $1600. In comparison, the cheapest season ticket for Bayern Munich goes for around $160.