Sunday's World Cup twinbill ranks in top five
[SOCCER ON THE AIR] Sunday's Netherlands-Mexico game averaged a 4.0 rating and 6,571,000 viewers and Costa Rica-Greece averaged a 3.9 rating and 6,388,000 viewers,
making them the highest-rated World Cup matches ever in any round not involving the United States on ESPN or ESPN2.
ESPN World Cup Audiences:
2014: 2.3 rating/3,788,000 viewers
2010: 1.9 rating/2,873,000 viewers
2006: 1.2 rating/1,825,000 viewers
Average through 52 games.
The top five most-viewed World Cup matches ever on ESPN or ESPN2 have come during the 2014 finals. The top
three all involved the United States: USA-Portugal (18,220,000 viewers), USA-Ghana (11,093,000) and USA-Germany (10,771,000).
ABC’s coverage of Brazil-Chile on Saturday ranks as the
third highest-rated non-USA World Cup round-of-16 game on ESPN or ABC with a 3.8 rating and 6,142,000 viewers. Colombia-Uruguay on ABC averaged a 3.3 rating and 5,362,000 viewers.
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