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World Cup Twitter moments in USA vs. Ghana match

Fans took to Twitter during Monday's World Cup match between the United States and Ghana. Shortly after the United States defeated Ghana, Twitter released data about the match, which was the second most tweeted World Cup match so far.

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1. There were more than 4.9 million tweets
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1. There were more than 4.9 million tweets during the live telecast of the World Cup soccer match between the United States and Ghana.

2. United States striker Clint Dempsey's opening minute
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2. United States striker Clint Dempsey's opening minute goal was the most-tweeted moment. Dempsey had opened the scoring for the U.S. only 29 seconds into the game. John Brooks, the substitute who scored the winning goal in the 86th minute of the game, was the second most-tweeted about. The final score of the match came in third.

3. If you want to gain thousands of
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3. If you want to gain thousands of new Twitter followers — score a goal within the first minute of a game. Clint Dempsey's shining moment earned him thousands of new Twitter followers. He earned 27 times his normal daily follower growth.

4. The most mentioned players during the match
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4. The most mentioned players during the match were: (USA) Clint Dempsey, Jozy Altidore and John Brooks; (Ghana) Andre Ayew, Kwadwo Asamoah and Sulley Muntari.

5. It's clear Twitter users across the world
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5. It's clear Twitter users across the world cared about the USA vs. Ghana match because more than 150 countries joined the conversation. According to Twitter, nearly every country across the globe tweeted about the game.

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