The FIFA World Cup 2018 match between England and Tunisia on Monday, the Britons back home created a record for TV audience numbers.
The England-Tunisia FIFA World Cup 2018 match has become the most watched television programme of the year. It attracted a peak television audience of 18.3 million on BBC One.
Monday’s game in Volgograd, which had a 69.2% audience share at its peak, beat May’s Royal Wedding, BBC has reported.
There were also a record three million requests to stream it on BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sports website.
That made it the highest-ever live audience for an online BBC programme. More than two million player ratings were awarded by users on the website.
England won the game 2-1 thanks to two goals from captain Harry Kane.
World Cup coverage on the BBC continues across TV, radio and online.