#BRA vs #GER most discussed sports game ever on Twitter

TwitterWith 35.6 million tweets, #BRA vs #GER has become the most discussed single sports game ever in Twitter history, beating Superbowl 48 with 24.9 million Tweets.

The match also set a new record for tweets per minute, Twitter announced today, with a peak of 580,166 TPM when Sami Khedira scored Germany’s fourth goal. The previous #WorldCup TPM peak – 388,985 – came when Brazil knocked out Chile on penalties (on 28 June).

This global heat map shows how the match played out on Twitter.

Miroslav Klose was the most mentioned player during the game for #GER, after becoming the all-time record goal scorer in World Cup finals.