NEW YORK (AP) — It won’t be what Brazil’s fans will remember, but the first World Cup semifinal is the most tweeted-about sports event in Twitter history.
The social media company says there were 35.6 million tweets sent out during Germany’s 7-1 demolition of Brazil on Tuesday afternoon. That easily beat Twitter’s previous record of 24.9 million set during the Super Bowl in February.READ MORE: CVS, NAACP Team Up To Get COVID Vaccines To People Of Color In South Florida
The most tweets came when shots were whipping by the Brazilian goaltender. Twitter says there was a flurry of more than 580,000 tweets per minute right after Germany’s goal made it 5-0, the last of four goals to come in quick succession.READ MORE: Eye On Earth: 'One Of The Most Peaceful Places In South Florida': Wakodahatchee Wetlands
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