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The U.S. and Portugal played to a (last-second, extremely painful to watch the end of) 2-2 draw last night in Manaus, Brazil, and once again, the TV market where the match got the highest rating was D.C.

https://twitter.com/MsPotts_ESPN/status/481069402893615105
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The 9.1 nationwide rating for the broadcast, on ESPN2, was the highest rating ever for a soccer game on ESPN or ESPN2. In D.C., the 13.3 rating crushed that. The U.S. plays Germany at noon on Thursday in a game that will help decide whether the team advances to the tournament’s knockout rounds; expect more high ratings then, and also expect a lot of your colleagues to have two-hour lunch meetings.