World Cup in Brazil sets Twitter records

Twit Germ 1The World Cup in Brazil became the world most tweeted about event. Germany’s 7-1 victory over Brazil in the World Cup semi-finals was the most discussed sports game on Twitter in history. A record 35.6 million tweets being sent during the 90-minute game.

The World Cup Final between Germany and Argentina, which itself generated 32.1 million tweets, set a new tweets-per-minute record when the final whistle went and Germany was crowned champion. This triggered 618,725 tweets in one minute.

Not surprisingly the most tweeted German player in the final was goal scorer Mario Gotze, while for Argentina it was Lionel Messi.

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Germany wins the 2014 World Cup in Brazil

On Sunday, 13 July 2014 Germany beat Argentina one-nil in extra time in Rio de Janeiro’s Maracanã to to win the 20th FIFA World Cup. It was Germany’s 4th title and, including qualifying, it had had to play 16 games to reach the final, winning 14 of them and drawing two.

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