The World Cup semi-final between Brazil and Germany had 35.6 million tweets posted as the match progressed. The record of most tweets per minute was broken when Sami Khedira's goal put Germany 5-0 up against Brazil in the 29th minute. His strike saw the tweeting rate rise to 580,166 posts per minute.
By the time the match ended at 7-1, the entire social media was full of comments and humour regarding Brazil's record-breaking loss. (Germany Thrash Brazil 7-1)
The most mentioned players in the tweets were Julio Cesar, Oscar and Fred from Brazil and Miroslav Klose, Toni Kroos, Thomas Muller of Germany.