Team newspaper: 24.08 million French watched the World Cup final, breaking the historical viewing record of French television.
According to the French media “team”, 24.08 million French people watched the World Cup final, breaking the channel’s historical viewing record.
Argentina’s victory over France in the World Cup final attracted an average of 24.08 million viewers on French television TF1, accounting for 81% of the audience, while some viewers were paid to watch through Beyne Sports, which has not yet been counted. The audience peaked at 29.39 million and the penalty shootout was watched by 29.1 million spectators.
The previous record was the 2006 World Cup semi-final in vs Portugal, France, where an average of 22.2 million people watched.