“A total of 3,572 billion people, more than half of the world’s population at least four years old, followed the most important football championship” between June 14 and July 15, FIFA said.
The European Union said it had hit 3.04 billion viewers for at least three minutes, an increase of 10.9 percent from the 2014 World Cup. At least 2,49 billion people followed at least half an hour, up 1.95 percent from the 2014 World Cup.
On the final match between the French and Croatian teams at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow (the first won 4-2), he was followed by “a total audience of 1.12 billion viewers, of which 884.37 million on television, 231.82 million outside the homes or Through digital means “.
FIFA said in its statement that the average viewing rate was 191 million per game of the 21st edition of the tournament, which was held during the 64 games.