Twitter pinpoints top moments during Egypt-Saudi Arabia World Cup match

Following the match between Saudi Arabia (@saudiNT) and Egypt (@Pharaohs) (#KSAEGY) during the #WorldCup tonight, below are some of the key highlights that took place on Twitter around the match, that we would like to share with your respective portal for publishing: 

Top moments (events within the match / day that drove the highest Tweets per minute spikes):

1.    Al Dawsari (KSA) with the last minute goal. A few seconds before the final whistle. Egypt 1 – 2 Saudi Arabia

2.    2nd Penalty for Saudi Arabia. Egypt 1 – 1 Saudi Arabia

3.    Salah (EGY) with a chipped ball. Egypt 1 – 0 Saudi Arabia

·  Top athletes (most Tweeted about athletes around the match):

1.    Mohamed Salah (Egypt)

2.    Essam El Hadary (Egypt)

3.    Salman Al-Faraj (KSA)

4.    Fahad Al Muwallad (KSA)

·  Prominent Tweets (Tweets about the match by prominent personalities/accounts):






·  Top hashtags (the top hashtags used in Tweets about the match):





·  It’s worth noting that @saudint was the most Tweeted about account globally during the match

On a similar note, Twitter has added a dedicated World Cup match page in Arabic to make it easier for fans to keep up with every goal and play on Twitter. The World Cup and individual pages are located at the top of the timeline for every game – including scores, Tweets, video and Moments.