New York City soccer fans packed out pubs from Battery Park City to Washington Heights, and everywhere in between, for the United States' Group G opener against Ghana yesterday, and the ratings numbers prove it. Sports Business Journal media reporter John Ourand Tweeted the results early this morning, and apparently New Yorkers are more inclined to tune in to the U.S. national team than they are the Jets and the Giants.

It looks like it's not just a New York thing, either:

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[via @Ourand_SBJ]