World Cup

Praise for ESPN’s coverage of U.S.’s World Cup win over Ghana

Monday’s pulse-pounding victory by the U.S. Men’s National team over Ghana in its first match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup averaged a 6.3 US HH rating and 11,093,000 viewers. It was the highest-rated and most-viewed men’s soccer match – including 265 contests from the FIFA World Cup – on ESPN or ESPN2 on record, according to Nielsen. The social media reaction to the victory and ESPN’s coverage was off the charts. Here, Front Row compiles some of that outpouring:

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