In fact, US sports are not top on the list anywhere else in the world so you might be in for a shock when you learn just which sporting events were the most watched ever. Bear in mind that football as we know it is only football here at home. To the rest of the civilized world, football is what we call soccer in the United States. However, there is always margin for error because of the questionable accuracy in polling within various nations. Betting advice with omegatipsters.
This is getting to be the case for every USWNT game but the semifinal experienced high viewership marks with Fox Sports reporting that more than seven million people watched the English language broadcast on Fox. Out of home viewership for the game depends on what numbers you go off of.
With nearly 1. In effect, the United States women are now champions on two fronts, a testament to their enduring talent and to their appeal to an American public that increasingly seems tuned in to soccer.
Ed Desser, a sports television consultant and former N. With the World Cup being played in Canada, Fox also had the advantage of North American time zones and prime-time slots for the games played by the United States team.
In fairness, though, World Cups and Olympics come along every four years and are not directly comparable to annual best-of-seven series. The sixth and deciding game of the N.
But it is the women who are surging. But that did not occur this time.
The American team scored four early goals and entered halftime in Vancouver with a lead, which is close to insurmountable in soccer.
Still, an estimated audience of Eastern, grew to a peak of Fans might have stayed until the end to see if Carli Lloyd would score a fourth goal. Or they might have been waiting for Abby Wambach to enter the game for what seems virtually certain to be her World Cup farewell.
That figure would also have topped the record But 25 million seemed well out of reach.
He added that the viewership figures showed that 1. Major sports events often attract casual viewers who might not be riveted to an entire season or tournament. Droves of casual viewers seem to have poured in on Sunday as viewership more than tripled from the 8.