Strong World Cup final ratings across Europe’s free-to-air networks but German figures languish

Lionel Messi of Argentina celebrates with the World Cup trophy (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)
Lionel Messi of Argentina celebrates with the World Cup trophy (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Sunday’s gripping Fifa World Cup final between Argentina and France attracted strong audiences across free-to-air broadcasters in Europe, although figures in Germany were down on previous finals not involving the national team.

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