World Cup: Argentina's Win Against Nigeria Tops 2014 Ratings

An Argentinian fan cheers on his team in Brazil.
An Argentinian fan cheers on his team in Brazil.
 AP Photo/Felipe Dana

BUENOS AIRES – Argentina's win over Nigeria by 3-2 on Wednesday topped the 2014 ratings in Lionel Messi's country, with an average 41.1 points (over 80 percent share) and a peak of 44.4, according to numbers by Ibope reported by public television, which broadcasted the match. Each point represents 96,782 according to Ibope's website.

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This is the highest mark since the beginning of the 2014 World Cup for the Argentine team, a six points improvement over Argentina's debut against Bosnia, and a 3.5 increase over its last game against Iran. Argentina's first match draw a 32 points average on La Television Publica and a 37 peak, while the match against Iran marked 35.5 and a 40.4 peak.

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La Television Publica's website which also broadcasts the matches on HD reported 213,552 accesses.

 

 

 

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