Women’s World Cup ratings soar, but payout from FIFA does not
LOS ANGELES -- The United States’ 5-2 win over Japan on Sunday in the Women’s World Cup final brought a record rating, with more than 25 million people watching the game on Fox. With another 1.27 million watching on Spanish language network Telemundo, the combined audience of 26.7 million made it the most-watched soccer game in U.S. history, surpassing the 26.5 million who watched the men’s World Cup final between Germany and Argentina last year.