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Interactive Map Shows Twitter Going Crazy Throughout USA-Ghana World Cup Match

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Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistJune 17, 2014

The United States' opening match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup against Ghana started with a bang and ended in dramatic fashion. In case you need proof, an interactive map shows how Twitter users reacted throughout the match.

Based on the number of mentions of keywords, such as "#GHAvsUSA," Twitter was able to track how many people were talking about the match.

The map above shows how the United States reacted to John Brooks' game-winning goal in the 86th minute. As you could imagine, Twitter went nuts the moment Brooks' goal went in and again after Team USA held on for the victory.

Check out the worldwide Twitter activity from the match between the United States and Ghana on Monday:

[Vine, CartoDB]

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