Germany's victory over Argentina in the World Cup final last night set a new record for the most tweets per minute.
There were 618,725 tweets in the 60 seconds after the final whistle was blown at the Maracana beating the previous high for a sporting event, which was Brazil's humiliating 7-1 defeat to Germany.
However, the champions' semi-final win over the host nation kept hold of the most tweets sent during a sporting event record with 35.6 million compared to last night's 32.1 million.
The most mentioned players on Twitter were Germany's Mario Gotze, who scored the winning goal, and Argentina's talisman and captain Lionel Messi.
Germany have claimed the 2014 World Cup after a dramatic extra time winner by Mario Gotze - sending their fans into rapture.
Argentinian fans' infectious tune mocks Pele and is heard in stadiums, parks and shopping centres across Brazil.
Mock news footage shows Kim Jong-Un receiving the adulation of fans as his country win the group stages to face Portugal in Brazil.