On Friday, ESPN.com posted a blog that reported on their viewership metrics for
the games. They noted the U.S. vs. Algeria game streamed was the “largest
U.S. audience ever for a sports event on the web” with 1.1 million unique
viewers. The article also reports that through 14 days of World Cup
coverage, five million viewers have watched the World Cup on ESPN3.com and
consumed more than 9.2 million total hours.
June 24, 2010
– Algeria: ESPN’s Highest-Rated and Most-Watched Soccer Telecast