Telemundo’s broadcast of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Final Sunday is the most watched women’s match on Spanish language TV ever, according to Nielsen.
The United States’ 5-2 victory over Japan drew 1.27 million total viewers, a 97% increase from the teams’ meeting in the 2011 World Cup Final. Viewership peaked with 1.67 million viewers during the final half-hour.
The match also delivered 707,000 adults 18-49. There were 19,329 livestreams of the match, 342% more than the tournament average.
The group stage of this year’s Women’s World Cup gave Telemundo the second and fifth most watched soccer matches, with the Colombia-Mexico match attracting 664,000 viewers and the England-Mexico bout drawing 638,000.