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World Cup: The Movie

World Cup 2014 by the Numbers

The records — on the field, on TV and on social media — and other key figures to remember from this year's World Cup in Brazil.

World Cup Final: Germany’s Win Scores Third-Highest Overnight for ESPN/ABC

Only two matches from the 1994 World Cup, held in the U.S., beat Sunday's final ratings.

World Cup Final: 5 Things To Know About Germany v Argentina

The stars, the stats and the history behind two of soccer's greatest teams ahead of the Sunday's last match of 2014 World Cup.

World Cup: ESPN Sets Ratings Record With Argentina Vs. Netherlands Semifinal

The 4.3 overnight rating for the match beat ESPN's previous record set on Tuesday's Germany vs. Brazil game, though still far behind ratings for Team USA matches.

World Cup: Germany’s Soccer-Less Channels Suffer

Commercial channels have one of their worst months on record as audiences abandon them for Team Germany.

World Cup: Ratings Peak for Germany’s Late Win Over Algeria

Fully 85 percent of German viewers, more than 28 million, watched as their squad squeaked into the quarterfinals, while 21 million French fans cheered Les Bleus to a 2-0 win over Nigeria.

World Cup Ratings: Dutch Mexican Showdown Draws 90 Percent Share in Holland

A peak of 9.2 million viewers in the Netherlands, more than half of the country's total population, saw their team's last minute win against Mexico.

World Cup: Italian Bite Victim Giorgio Chiellini Calls Luis Suarez’ Punishment “Excessive”

Suarez was given a four month ban after he bit Chiellini during Uruguay's 1-0 defeat of Italy, which kicked the Italian side out of the World Cup.

World Cup: Record Viewership for First Round Matches

UPDATED ESPN's coverage of USA vs. Germany drew a peak 9.5 rating on Thursday, while more than 27 million viewers in Germany tuned in.

World Cup: German Media, Fans Start Trash Talk Ahead of USA Match

German tabloid Das Bild draws MLS ire for depicting USA coach Jurgen Klinsmann as a punch-drunk loser.

World Cup: France’s Draw Pulls Record Ratings

Wednesday's 0-0 tie with Ecuador drew 14.7 million viewers on France's TF1 and won the night across Europe.

World Cup: Despite Piracy Crackdown, Illegal Match Streaming Continues

Soccer governing body FIFA has targeted piracy sites carrying illicit streams of live games, but millions continue to watch.