Germany causing a commotion… in the World Cup Final that would break records on Twitter with 32.1 Million tweets! The game (between Germany and Argentina) remained scoreless 0-0 into the second extra-time period until Mario Goetze AKA Super Mario came through with a shocking goal! Germany took the Golden World Cup with the 1-0 victory!
As the match remained close, People were chatting up the hot fuzz creating a ridiculous buzz on twitter! Goetze’s goal blew open the discussion, and Argentina star Lionel (Leo) Messi created spark receiving the Golden Ball for best player in the World Cup competition. It goes to show you how much soccer has become a BIG part of the American culture (and media) and Twitter has definitely GONE GLOBAL with the HUGE progression from 2010 to 2014 on chat with Twitter (and Facebook)! If you check out the map directly below, you can see the Twitter activity as time progressed during the Finals match. Check out more details after the jump…
In the 2010 World Cup when Spain beat the Netherlands 1-0, the (Twitter) discussion generated about 2,000 tweets per minute. In this World Cup, Twitter generated about 618,725 tweets per minute.
The 2014 World Cup was named the biggest event in sports history on Facebook getting 88 Million people into the discussion and generating more than 280 times; eclipsing the 2013-2014 NFL Super Bowl!