Brentford's 3-1 defeat at Newcastle on Saturday was watched by the sixth highest crowd in Europe on Saturday and the third highest in the country.
A crowd of 51,885, with 2,778 travelling from west London, were present to see the Championship favourites cruise past Dean Smith's Bees.
The attendance was Brentford's fifth largest for a league match and the highest since 1946 but only crowds at Manchester City v Everton (54,512) and Arsenal v Swansea (60,007) were larger than the one at St James' Park.
The largest crowd was, unsurprisingly, at the Nou Camp as La Liga champions Barcelona beat Deportivo La Coruna by four goals to nil thanks to a Rafinha brace, a Luis Suarez strike and a goal from one Lionel Messi.
North of the border, Celtic had 54,159 inside Parkhead to see them beat Motherwell, while in Germany 53,636 saw Borussia Monchengladbach draw with Hamburg.
Most of the credit would have to go to Newcastle fans for turning up in numbers, of course, but it was a higher attendance than at Stamford Bridge for Chelsea's 3-0 win over Premier League champions Leicester and five other games in the top flight.
It was a larger attendance than Champions League finalists Atletico Madrid, Italian giants Juventus and every game in France's Ligue 1.