June 26, 2018: Thirty-two percent of Americans are interested in soccer — far lower than the interest levels of other nations in what they call football.
Globally, more than 3 billion people watched at least some of the World Cup tournament in 2014. Expectations are that a similar number will watch the 2018 edition currently being played in Russia.
(Graphic by Statista)
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