The United States Men's National Team played a World Cup game for the first time in eight years

 They made their debut at the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup against Wales

And approximately 11.7 million Americans watched the game on TV or online.

In the United States, FOX has the English broadcasting rights, while NBC-Telemundo has the Spanish broadcasting rights.

And both have released their viewership ratings for the United States Men's National Team's first World Cup game in Qatar.

FOX reported that their broadcast averaged 8.3 million viewers during the game.

 While Telemundo reported 3.4 million viewers when their linear, digital, and streaming audiences were combined.

This was FOX's most-watched Group Stage match ever, with 563,000 minute audience viewers on average.

The game's viewership peaked in the final minutes, with 9.34 million people watching at the same time.

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