Billions poring Cup coverage

Meza, Ed
June 2006
Daily Variety;6/12/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 50, p38
Trade Publication
The article reports that an estimated 1.5 billion viewers worldwide watched Germany's 4-2 victory over Costa Rica as the World Cup opened in Munich on June 9, 2006. A total global television audience of 32.5 billion viewers is expected to follow the 64 games during the four-week soccer championship in Germany.


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