Brazil exited the Women's World Cup on Sunday with a 2-1 loss to host France in overtime, but not before captivating a nation.
The viewership of 30,574,000 viewers on Globo TV set a
record for the largest audience for a Women's World Cup match, breaking the Fox record set in 2015 when the USA-Japan final in Vancouver was watched by an average of 25.4 million viewers.
The total audience was also a record: a combined on Globo TV, plus 2,996,000 on BAND and 1,676,000 on SporTV.
The game, won by Les Bleues on a goal by captain Amandine Henry
also the most-watched program of the year on French TV with 10,600,000 viewers on TF1.
An additional 1,360,000 watched on pay Canal+.