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US fans all taking over Leone ahead of Sunday's final in the women's World Cup that team set to take on the Netherlands whoever wins the event is already being hailed as a triumph stadiums have been packed for big games and seventy percent flew on average so her governing body FIFA says total TV viewing numbers all on track to surpass one billion which is reporters in front say there is a real buzz Simon Evans is in Leone for the final good luck to the level of interest the TV audience figures around the world I've been incredible the crowds have been big inside the stadium and just just around France as a level of interesting and the amount of people traveled here to watch this tournament of these of these things of all been on president this was the first women's World Cup in Mexico in nineteen seventy one , ninety thousand packed into the S. Texas stadium for the opening game but this was an unofficial tournament TV coverage was minimal some players and organizes were even banned from the sport for taking part forty eight years later the competition is big business , these US players preparing for the final all fated back home some like wing a Megan Rapinoe all bona fide the stalls it'll be a great final a sense too that the event is winning over male viewers and players former England star David Beckham one to enjoy the spectacle and back in the US it's no longer just girls paying attention I mean like the teams they're really good in you know like USA be like Thailand thirteen now now record audiences are expected to watch Sunday's final after beating Spain France and England along the way the U. S. all hold favorites that team and this event look ready to come of age on the world stage