Brazil vs Chile World Cup 2014: Knockout game breaks the Twitter record for most tweets at a live event

The match also saw more than 16.4million tweets during the game

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It was a record-breaking night for Twitter as Brazil vs Chile became the most tweeted about event they've ever tracked.

The match, decided on penalties, saw the game break the previous record which was set during the Super Bowl.

The moment Gonzalo Jara missed the deciding penalty 389,000 Tweets Per Minute were generated - the peak during the NFL's showpiece game reached 382,000.

The thrilling game also became the most-tweeted match of the World Cup so far, with 16.4million tweets.

That broke the previous mark, set during the controversial opener between Brazil and Croatia on June 12.



Julio Cesar was the hero for the hosts, saving two penalties during the shoot-out.