Jul 8, 2014 at 9pm UK at ​Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte
Brazil
1-7
Germany
Oscar (90')
Dante (68')
FT(HT: 0-5)
Muller (11'), Klose (23'), Kroos (24', 26'), Khedira (29'), Schurrle (69', 79')

Brazil thrashing most-discussed sports game ever on Twitter

Thiago Silva of Brazil (R) consoles teammate David Luiz after Germany's 7-1 victory during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Semi Final match on July 8, 2014
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Brazil's shock heavy defeat to Germany at the World Cup sparks 35.6 million tweets, making it the most-discussed sports game ever on Twitter.

Brazil's heavy defeat to Germany in the World Cup semi-final was the most-discussed sports game ever on Twitter with 35.6 million tweets.

The hosts crashed out of the tournament on home soil in Belo Horizonte last night in a damaging 7-1 loss, which is their worst defeat in 94 years.

Around the 30th minute of the first half, shortly after Sami Khedira netted Germany's fifth goal, 580,166 tweets were sent on the social networking website per minute.

Thomas Muller, Toni Kroos, Andre Schurrle and Miroslav Klose, who became the World Cup's all-time leading goalscorer last night, all managed to get on the scoresheet.

Germany's players celebrate after midfielder Toni Kroos scored his team's third goal during the semi-final football match against Brazil on July 8, 2014
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