USA Women’s Soccer Team Sets Network Record in World Cup Victory
With the glorious FIFA World Cup trophy in hand, the United States’ women’s soccer team basks in their 5-2 victory against Japan. But thats not all that they are celebrating; the women athletes are enjoying widespread attention and acclaim the likes of which has not been seen in America.
According to FOX, the championship game hauled in a massive viewer audience. Reportedly, the game aired on FOX had the highest rating of any soccer game in USA history on a single network. From 17 million, to a peak of about 23 million viewers, the ratings of the Women’s World Cup championship soccer game on FOX rivaled those of the 2014 MLB World Series.
In the end, America’s support paid off in a fantastic championship, ever raising the growing popularity of American soccer to increasingly greater GOOOOALS.