The United States’ 5-2 victory over Japan in the World Cup championship game averaged “a stunning 25.4 million viewers, making it the most-viewed soccer game ever in the United States–men’s or women’s–by a giant margin,” … 11 more words
This doesn't surprise me. There are a lot of factors going into this, including the fact that it was the women and that Americans are still trying to get into soccer. But hey, the chance for America to win a world championship will always draw ratings. But to what extent? Fortunately it was a very American weekend with Independence Day, I bet people were on an American high.