Womens World Cup

FIFA claims 82M TV audience for Women's World Cup final

ZURICH (AP) FIFA research says the Women's World Cup final drew an average audience of 82.18 million in-home viewers - 56% more than the 2015 final.

FIFA says the United States' 2-0 win over the Netherlands in Lyon, France, reached 263.62 million viewers for at least one minute of action.

The total audience reached for the tournament was 993.5 million people. It was estimated at 1.12 billion with digital media audiences included.