By Dave Karger
Updated July 12, 2010 at 10:29 PM EDT

Cue the vuvuzelas: Sunday’s broadcast of the World Cup finals drew 24.3 million viewers in the United States, according to The Nielsen Company. That means the Spain vs. Holland game, broadcast on ABC and Univision, was the most-watched soccer game ever in this country, topping the 19.4 million who tuned in for the USA vs. Ghana match last month.