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World Cup final sets new Twitter record

Bastian Schweinsteiger holds up the World Cup trophy following their 1-0 victory over Argentina after the World Cup final.

Bastian Schweinsteiger holds up the World Cup trophy following their 1-0 victory over Argentina after the World Cup final.  

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The World Cup final had the second most highest tweets per match, generating 32.1 million tweets, 3.5 million less than the semi-final between Brazil and Germany.

The World Cup final had the second most highest tweets per match, generating 32.1 million tweets, 3.5 million less than the semi-final between Brazil and Germany. The final also set a new record for Tweets Per Minute (TPM) for an event, clocking 618,725 tweets at 6: 27 p.m. Brazil time.

Here's how the World Cup final played out on Twitter:

(Source: Twitter)

A look at the most metioned players on Twitter during the telecast of the finals:

(Source: Twitter)

There were three moments in the game where Twitter activity hit its peak and drove the most converation on Twitter. As expected the activity peaked when Germany clinched the World Cup, at 618, 725 TPM, followed by 556, 499 when Mario Gotze scored for Germany.

(Source: Twitter)

Lukas Podolski tweeted a selfie with German Chancellor Angela Merkel shortly after the victory which got retweeted 23, 701 times.





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