The United States Men's National Team played a World Cup game for the fi
rst 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 onlin
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 Me
n's National Team's first World Cup game in Qatar.
FOX reported that their broadcast averaged 8.3 million viewers during th
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 peo
ple watching at the same time.
Karim Benzema: France striker out of the World Cup due to a thigh
injury in training.