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June 23, 2014

U.S.-Portugal game sets ratings record, with huge numbers in KC

The viewing numbers are in, and World Cup soccer ratings soared on Sunday, nationally and locally. The U.S.-Portugal game that ended in a 2-2 draw, was the most viewed soccer game ever in the United States, averaging 18,220,000 viewers and a 9.6 rating on ESPN. The game also was ESPN’s most viewed program in history other than NFL or college football telecasts.

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