The 2011 Champions League Final between Barcelona and Manchester United earned a 1.8 overnight rating on Fox Soccer Channel.
Those numbers were up 64 percent over 2010′s numbers according to a Fox Sports representative.
The preliminary household ratings show that Washington DC, Seattle, New York, Providence, Los Angeles and Austin generated the best local numbers.
The 2009 Champions League Final between Barcelona and Manchester United (on a Wednesday afternoon) earned a 1.0 rating on ESPN.
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