Get the Sport24 daily newsletter delivered to your Inbox!

How the #Ned v #Arg match played out on Twitter!

2014-07-10 13:04
Cape Town - The second semi-final went all the way to penalties but that didn't stop millions of fans tweeting furiously throughout the match.

Argentina defeated the Netherlands on penalties in a match that had no goals until the penalty shootout.

As it happened: Netherlands v Argentina

14 200 000 - that is the staggering amount of tweets sent around the world as #ned and #arg fought it out in the semi-finals of the #worldcup. That makes this goalless match the third most tweeted about match of the 2014 SWC.

Here are the key moments as told by Twitter:

Heatmaps. All the cool kids are doing them these days and here is how Twitter "heatmapped" this titanic sem-final battle.

Join the conversation with Sport24 using @sport24news!
Read more on: netherlands swc 2014 soccer

More In This Category

Alejandro Sabella, who steered Argentina to the SWC final, has decided to quit as coach, Argentine has media reported.
The Japanese referee whose decisions in the opening match of the SWC triggered a storm of controversy has hit back at critics.
Brazilian superstar Neymar's brain activity while dancing past opponents is less than 10 percent the level of amateur players.
England's dismal SWC campaign in Brazil was doubly disappointing for Britain's pub operators, prompting soccer fans to stay at home.
Read News24’s Comments Policy publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk