U.S.-Belgium World Cup Match Racks Up More Than 9 Million Tweets

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Christian Raja, of Brooklyn, reacts while watching the United States vs. Belgium match on a projected screen under the Manhattan Bridge on July 1, in the Dumbo neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York.Andrew Burton / Getty Images

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Tuesday's thrilling U.S.-Belgium World Cup match played out to a huge crowd on social media. Twitter says there were 9.1 million tweets sent during the match, which ended in a loss for the Americans and elimination from the tourney. That makes it the fourth-most-tweeted World Cup match so far. The figure is also triple the number of tweets sent during last week's U.S.-Germany match. Saturday's Brazil vs. Chile game is the most-tweeted World Cup match so far — a whopping 16.4 million tweets.

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