How the Women's World Cup Scores Big

Maddie Loder
July 12, 2023
Once every four years the world’s best women’s soccer players battle it out to honor their countries and chase the title of world champion.

From fresh faces on the pitch to the final whistle in the illustrious careers of Megan Rapinoe, Marta and other legendary retiring players following the completion of the tournament, there are sure to be many exciting storylines on deck as the U.S. Women’s National Team goes for their third straight World Cup title.

With so many can't-miss moments, people across the world will be tuning into their televisions and devices, while marketers look to capture the attention of these hyper-engaged viewers.

During the 2019 world cup, 143.4 million total hours were watched across the entire tournament throughout the U.S., including a peak of 23.2 million hours watched during the final game.

Did you know nearly 2 out of every 10 U.S. household watched the World Cup final in 2019?

As the United States women’s national soccer team won their historic fourth world cup in 2019, viewership data proved how popular the tournament was. The average audience size throughout the final game was 9.5 million viewers, with women having a slightly larger total average audience at 8.1 million viewers.

Anticipation is soaring as the upcoming 2023 Women's World Cup viewership is expected to reach unprecedented highs.
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