Euro 2020 final smashes viewership records

Euro 2020 final smashes viewership records

The Euro 2020 final between England and Italy was enjoyed by an average audience of 6.4 million viewers in the United States.

The match became the most-watched European Championship final in the USA, surpassing the previous record from the Euro 2012 final (4.5 million for Spain v Italy) according to ESPN figures; viewership increased 43 percent on 2016 final.

According to the figures, as Gianluigi Donnarumma's shoot-out heroics clinched Italy's first European Championship title since 1968, the audience in the United States peaked at 8.1 million.

Across all 51 matches at Euro 2020, ABC, ESPN, and ESPN2 delivered an average viewership of 1.3 million, a 31 percent increase on the previous edition in 2016.

The round-of-16 fixtures and semi-final clashes provided the most significant improvements from 2016, with those rounds producing 38 and 37 percent increases to draw in 1.8 million and 2.5 million viewers on average respectively.

  • Italy - Next Match
  • 6, Oct - 8:45pm
Go to Event