Breaking: You watched a lot of World Cup soccer at work today.
ESPN recorded 1.7 million concurrent streams on its WatchESPN service, which allows cable subscribers to watch ESPN on computers and mobile devices. That figure crushes its previous high of 750,000 concurrent streams set during the Mexico-Brazil match last week.
The tally included viewers watching both the U.S.-Germany match, and the other match in Group G, Ghana vs. Portugal. WatchESPN is only available in the U.S.
The U.S. lost the match 1-0 but still advances to the knockout round behind Germany as the second seed in the group. Ghana and Portugal were both eliminated.
Spanish-language Univision also streamed both matches; its streaming numbers weren't immediately available.
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