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Liverpool's euphoric last gasp winner tops Twitter worldwide


By Tony Connelly, Sports Marketing Reporter

April 15, 2016 | 2 min read

The euphoria which engulfed Anfield last night after Liverpool FC's last gasp winner against Borussia Dortmund captivated Twitter and has since emerged as the most tweeted about moment in a UK event so far this year.

Liverpool win

Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool side staged one of the most enthralling comebacks in recent memory when Dejan Lovren scored an injury time winner to secure a 4-3 victory that will go down in history as one of the most incredibly exciting football matches football ever witnessed.

The dramatics of the occasion quickly swept over onto social media and marked the most-tweeted about moment in a UK event so far this year, with a peak of 56,000 tweets per minute.

Overall last night’s match saw more than 2 million tweets and was the top trending topic on Twitter worldwide.

Liverpool beat Dortmund

Below are the top four tweeted about moments in a UK event.

1) The full-time whistle goes as Liverpool stage an incredible comeback to beat Dortmund 4-3 at Anfield - 56,000 TPM

2) Adele wins the global success award at the 2016 BRIT Awards - 55,000 TPM

3) Dejan Lovren heads in Milner's cross to edge Liverpool ahead 4-3 against Dortmund in the Europa League Quarter Final - 53,000 TPM

4) Danny Welbeck heads in a dramatic last second winner in Arsenal FC's 2-1 win over Leicester FC in the Premier League - 51,000 TPM

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