France-Brazil game sets Women's World Cup viewing record

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, was 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+.
1 comment about "France-Brazil game sets Women's World Cup viewing record".
  1. Thomas Hessel, June 27, 2019 at 3:03 a.m.

    Imagine if the women's world cup was supported with the same amount of advertising as the mens world cup!

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