The soccer fans vented out their agony and joy on Twitter last night, FIFA World Cup the Brazil vs Germany semi-final match hit 35.6 million tweets, breaking the previous record of 16.4 million tweets, with more than double the number of tweets. In this match Germany scored five goals in the first 30 minutes of the game and eventually took down Brazil 7-1. Twitter also says that Sami Khedira’s goal at the 29th minute of the game triggered 580,166 tweets per minute to become a new record — it easily beat the Brazil-Chile match record of 389,000 tweets per minute and Superbowl 48 (382,000 tweets per minute).
Some Tweets gained attention across the web beyond Twitter. Forums like Facebook, Reddit, 9Gag, Imgur etc. are still flooded with posts around Brazil’s defeat. Here are two Brazil fans who got famous overnight.
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