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The United States vs. Algeria FIFA World Cup match is the highest-rated and most-watched soccer game in the history of ESPN.

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Wednesday's match — in which American Landon Donovan scored a last-minute, game-winning goal to secure the team a spot in the Round of 16 — delivered a 4.6 rating and more than 6.1 million viewers for the two-hour contest.

The game surpassed the U.S.-Germany World Cup match from eight years ago, which earned a 4.4 rating and 5.3 million viewers.