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Laurent Marti: "UBB has the best attendance in the world"


INTERVIEW – The president of Bordeaux-Bègles (Top 14) answered questions from Le Figaro to discuss the reasons for such enthusiasm before a new sold-out match on Saturday against La Rochelle.

Union Bordeaux-Bègles has been the club with the best attendance in the world for several years now.

This Saturday (9:05 p.m.), Maxime Lucu's teammates receive Stade Rochelais on behalf of the 21st day of the Top 14. This "Atlantic derby" will not be played at the Chaban-Delmas stadium but in the arena usually reserved at the Girondins de Bordeaux: the Matmut Atlantique.

42,000 spectators are expected and the match will be sold out.

Laurent Marti, president of the UBB since 2007, answered questions from Le


and explained the reasons for such enthusiasm.

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Saturday evening opposite La Rochelle, we imagine that the atmosphere will be there…

Laurent MARTI.


We had matches at the Matmut where when the matches got carried away and we exceeded 35,000 spectators – the minimum gauge for there to be an atmosphere in this stadium – we knew that we could create incredible atmospheres.

I remember a reflection from Rory Teague (


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Source: lefigaro

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