Champions League 2019-20: PSG become the most Tweeted about team on Twitter

WION Web Team
New Delhi, India Published: Aug 25, 2020, 05:53 PM(IST)

Can PSG avenge Champions League final loss against Bayern? Photograph:( AFP )

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Bayern Munich were crowned the champions of Europe for a sixth time when they defeated first-time finalists Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 in the UEFA Champions League final at the Estadio da Luz in Lisbon on Sunday. While Bayern Munich won the trophy on ground, Paris Saint-Germain won the hearts off the field, becoming the most Tweeted team on Twitter globally.

Bayern Munich were crowned the champions of Europe for a sixth time when they defeated first-time finalists Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 in the UEFA Champions League final at the Estadio da Luz in Lisbon on Sunday.

Due to the pandemic, the matches were played without an audience, but the roar of fans was loud and clear on Twitter. While Bayern Munich won the trophy on ground, Paris Saint-Germain won the hearts off the field, becoming the most Tweeted team on Twitter globally. Manchester United and FC Barcelona were the two most Tweeted teams in India.

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Most Tweeted about teams (Globally):

  1. Paris Saint-Germain
  2. FC Barcelona
  3. FC Bayern Munich

Most Tweeted about teams (India):

1.     Manchester United

2.     FC Barcelona

3.     FC Bayern Munich

In this fixture, both the teams gave each other stiff competition, but Bayern edged past PSG, beating the French side 1-0 in the all-important game.

Kingsley Coman scored a goal with a header just before the hour mark. PSG missed quite a few opportunities in the first half itself as Neymar, Angel Di Maria and Kylian Mbappe each failed to beat the veteran Bayern & German shot-stopper Manuel Neuer from a relatively close range.

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This #UCLFinal clash between #PSGFCB was the most Tweeted match of this Champions League globally. Here are the most Tweeted about matches globally and in India:

Most Tweeted about matches (Globally):

  1. PSG vs FC Bayern Munich
  2. Barcelona vs FC Bayern Munich
  3. Atalanta vs PSG

Most Tweeted about matches (India):

  1. Barcelona vs Bayern Munich
  2. PSG vs Bayern Munich
  3. Bayern Munich vs Chelsea

Top related Topics (India):  

Twitter has Topics across numerous interest categories that you can follow to see the best Tweets about what’s happening on the things that matter to you. The following Topics dominated India conversations for UEFA Champions League on Twitter:

  • Bruno Fernandes,
  • Jadon Sancho
  • Paul Pogba
  • Marcus Rashford
  • UEFA Europa League
  • UEFA Champions League
  • Liverpool FC
  • Chelsea
  • Manchester United
  • Real Madrid CF

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One can choose to follow these Topics and personalise their Twitter experience with relevant Tweets. From the profile menu, on the Home timeline, and in search results, one can see prompts to follow various Topics.

Stay tuned to social media platform Twitter for more Football action and updates from on & off the field, as the new season kick-starts next month, #OnlyOnTwitter.

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