PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Less trash made it easier to prepare the parking lots for soccer fans Sunday.

Thousands of people were at Heinz Field to watch two of Europe’s top club teams.

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The most stunning game of the World Cup was the Germany 7-1 rout of Brazil on Brazilian soil.

Sunday at Heinz Field, Manchester City took a page out of the German playbook and scored early and often against AC Milan in front of a crowd of 34,000.

AC Milan lost to Manchester City with a score of 5 – 1.

Fans credit the World Cup for the rise of soccer’s popularity.

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“I watched the World Cup, after watching all those players, I wanted to see it live,” said Jamie Stein.

“I think it’s cool that a championship game has finally come to Pittsburgh too,” she added.

The game was delayed while storms moved through the area.

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