The World Cup on Twitter: An Interactive Data Visualization by Twitter Counter

An interactive recap of all the Twitter stats from the World Cup knockout stage till the final

14 JULY 2014, AMSTERDAM
Summary
Twitter Counter presents an interactive vizualization of all the Twitter stats from the knockout stage, the semi-finals and the final. Relive your favorite World Cup matches as they unfolded on Twitter and discover who was the most mentioned player and which hashflags dominated.

Already feeling nostalgic about the World Cup? Relive all your favorite matches as they unfolded on Twitter and discover who was the most mentioned player and which hashflags dominated.

Twitter Counter has created an interactive data visualization of all the Twitter stats from the knockout stage all the way through the World Cup final.

Here's some cool stats:  

Top 5 most used #hashflags

  • #ARG: 4,954,858 tweets
  • #GER: 4,115,648 tweets
  • #BRA: 3,573,466 tweets
  • #NED: 2,137,269 tweets
  • #USA: 1,561,955 tweets

Top 5 most mentioned players on Twitter

  • James Rodríguez (@jamesdrodriguez): 1,456,126 mentions
  • Neymar JR (@neymarjr): 1,210, 548 mentions
  • Mesut Özil (@mesutOzil1088): 616,075 mentions
  • Luis Suarez (@luis16suarez): 330,009 mentions
  • Christiano Ronaldo (@Christiano): 223,399 mentions.

This World Cup will forever stay in history as the World Cup of Twitter records. From Brazil's devastating defeat to Germany to the World Cup final, it's certainly been a month packed with exciting games and even more exciting Twitter stats.


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About Twitter Counter

Twitter Counter is a social analytics company headquartered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Based on traffic metrics, it is the leading global stats provider for Twitter accounts, providing free statistics over 350 million Twitter accounts. It is also a top tier Twitter marketing tool providing deep Twitter marketing analytics to brands and agencies.

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