The FIFA World Cup Final match between Argentina and France became the most-watched World Cup final in the history of the United States and English-language television.

The FIFA World Cup witnessed one of the greatest matches ever on Sunday, December 18, 2022, when Argentina defeated France in a thrilling penalty shootout win by 4-2.

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The FIFA Final witnessed a viewership of 16.783 million viewers of Fox and its other streaming platforms which is the highest in the history of the United States.

The 1994 match of Brazil vs Italy is the second highest with an average viewership of 14.150 million views on ABC. An interesting fact between the two matches is that both went to the penalty shootouts. Where the final score of the 2022 match was a 3-3 draw which led to a 4-2 penalty win, the match of 1994 saw a 0-0 draw, and then Brazil won the match against Italy with a penalty triumph of 3-2.

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Reports suggested that the 1994 match drew a lot of American viewership because of the match’s location as it was held at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. Surprisingly, the Argentina vs France match broke the viewership record of the 1994’s match despite being played in Qatar.

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Not just that, the nail-biting FIFA final 2022 also broke a record that was set in this world Cup. The match of England vs the United States which took place in the group stage was watched by 15.491 million viewers.

Argentina vs France was a delight to watch not just for the Argentine or French fans but for all the football lovers across the globe. The match witnessed 2 goals by the world champion Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe scored a hat-trick for the France team.

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Argentina won its third FIFA World Cup title and became the world champion.