About 30,000 Chinese fans will travel to South Korea to watch the World Cup matches during the 31-day world soccer premier competition.
China received 15,749 individual tickets allotted by world soccer governing body FIFA. Travel agencies got another over 10,000 tickets for their visitors in China.
The price of the ticket of a first-round match is worth 60-150 U.S. dollars. Ordinary Chinese family earns about 2,000 yuan (about 240 U.S. dollars) a month.
China organizes one of the biggest fans groups at the World Cupfinals. Most of South Korea-bound Chinese fans are organized by local soccer fans associations.
China will face Costa Rica on June 4 in a Group C match, with only 800 Costa Ricans expected to go to the Gwangju stadium to support their team.