Skip to main content

The Globe and Mail

Brazil soccer calamity prompts Twitter hilarity

The German soccer team's 7-1 rout of World Cup host Brazil was the most discussed sports event in the history of Twitter, the social media service's TwitterData account reports.

There were 35.6-million Tweets about the match, according to TwitterData. That compares to 24.9 million tweets during the 2014 Super Bowl.

Story continues below advertisement

Report an error Editorial code of conduct Licensing Options
As of December 20, 2017, we have temporarily removed commenting from our articles. We hope to have this resolved by the end of January 2018. Thank you for your patience. If you are looking to give feedback on our new site, please send it along to feedback@globeandmail.com. If you want to write a letter to the editor, please forward to letters@globeandmail.com.