An estimated 20.3 million Americans watched on television as the United States beat Japan in the final of the Women’s World Cup on Sunday, setting a record for U.S. viewership of a soccer match, according to preliminary TV ratings data.
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The U.S.-Portugal game, which that ended in a 2-2 draw, drew 18.2 million viewers for ESPN and another 6.5 million on Univision drew 6.5 million. That means 24.7 million on average tuned into USA-Portugal, tying the record for most watched football game in U.S. history.
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The new Major League Soccer franchise, New York City FC, will kick off their debut season next year at Yankee Stadium. It was a pending decision, and so far, NYCFC will play at the home of the New York Yankees.
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The New York Cosmos announced today that the team will welcome Seiko into its growing family of corporate partners. With the agreement, Seiko becomes the Official Timekeeper of the New York Cosmos.
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David Beckham recently acquired an MLS franchise. He now unveiled the stadium the Florida team will be playing in. Impressive.
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Last year, New York Cosmos inked a shirt sponsorship deal with Dubai based airlines Emirates. A year later, both parties agree on a 2 year extension deal.
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In October 2013, Rummenigge said : “We plan to open two offices abroad. One in China and one in New York. We want to make Bayern Munich an internationally-known brand and increase revenue from merchandising and sponsorship”. In April 2014, Bayern Munich will open their first office in New York City.
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The Red Bulls announced on Monday that general manager Jérôme de Bontin has resigned for personal reasons. The former AS Monaco president had overseen the club’s business operations since October of 2012, replacing Erik Solér.
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David Beckham has officially confirmed that he will own a Major League Soccer franchise located in Miami by 2015.
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Football (or soccer) in the US is growing steadily but surely. A few months ago, New York City Football Club the MLS 20th franchise was born with the partnership between Manchester City and the NY Yankees. Commissioner Garber and MLS are planning 4 new teams by 2020.
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Peter Siemsen, president of Brazil’s Fluminense football club, spoke at an event organized by the Latin American Business Association (LABA) at Columbia Business School in New York. He revealed Fluminense’s plans to buy a football team in the USA.
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