Sports website TheScore have visualized the 12 million Euro 2012 tweets to produce the infographic below. The data was taken from social analytics company Sysomos and highlights a new tweets-per-second record for sports in the the final match between Spain and Italy.
Some stats from the infographic:
- Spain had 873,000 mentions during the tournament, England 849,000 and Italy 716,000.
- Portugal’s top goalscorer Ronaldo notched up 270,000 mentions with Italy’s Mario Balotelli scoring 213,000 mentions and Spain’s Fernando Torres 188,000.