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Women's World Cup final has record TV ratings

The United States' win over Japan in the Women's World Cup final was the most viewed soccer game in the history of American television.

The 5-2 victory Sunday gave the Americans a record third title.

The game was seen by 26.7 million viewers. Fox said Monday its English-language coverage was seen by an average of 25.4 million and NBC's Telemundo said its telecast averaged 1.27 million.

Viewership topped the previous mark of 26.5 million set when Germany beat Argentina in last year's men's World Cup final. That was seen by 17.3 million on ABC and 9.2 million on Spanish-language Univision.

The U.S. women's soccer team built a 4-0 lead over Japan in the opening minutes to secure a third World Cup title for the Americans -- more than any other nation's women's team has garnered-- and their first since 1999.

Team USA midfielder Carli Lloyd and Women's World Cup MVP told "CBS This Morning" on Monday, "It was just an epic win and we created history."

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