The Women's World Cup final between Japan and the United States has broken the record for tweets per second, Twitter told The Associated Press.
The match drew 7,196 tweets per second.
Japan beat America for the title 3-1 on penalty kicks.
The Associated Press report notes that Paraguay's penalty shootout win over Brazil in a Copa America quarterfinal on Sunday almost beat the Women's World Cup record, as it brought in 7,166, which placed them second.
The previous record number of tweets per second was 6,939. It was set after midnight in Japan on New Year's Day. Other topics such as Osama bin Laden's death drew 5,106 per second, and the Super Bowl in February brought in 4,064, according to the article, according to The Associated Press.