Most-viewed soccer games
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Most-Viewed Soccer Games in U.S. History

What are the most-viewed soccer games in U.S. television and streaming history? Thanks to the Philadelphia Inquirer we have those answers and they likely won’t surprise you.

The FIFA Men’s and Women’s World Cups dominate the list and represent the top 30 most-viewed games. There are five games with total viewership over 20 million and 32 with total viewership over 10 million.

The ten most-viewed soccer games are below, but for expanded insights, we encourage you to visit the more comprehensive list┬ámaintained by The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Jonathan Tannenwald.

Event Games Network(s) TV Streaming Total
2014 FIFA World Cup Argentina / Germany ABC, Univision 26,558,000 756,274 27,314,274
2015 FIFA Women's World Cup USA / Japan FOX, Telemundo 26,670,000 251,328 26,921,328
2014 FIFA Men's World Cup USA / Portugal ESPN, Univision 24,764,000 738,000 25,502,000
2010 FIFA Men's World Cup Netherlands / Spain ABC, Univision 24,700,000 0 24,700,000
2014 FIFA Men's World Cup USA / Belgium ESPN, Univision 22,021,000 1,669,693 23,690,693
2010 FIFA Men's world Cup USA / Ghana ABC, Univision 19,400,000 0 19,400,000
1994 FIFA Men's World Cup Brazil / Italy ABC, Univision 18,100,000 0 18,100,000
1999 FIFA Women's World Cup USA / China ABC 17,975,000 0 17,975,000
2014 FIFA Men's World Cup Mexico / Netherlands ESPN, Univision 16,962,000 751,775 17,713,775
2018 FIFA Men's World Cup France / Crotia FOX, Telemundo 16,592,000 682,000 17,274,000

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