Most Searched Stories During World Cup 2014

by Sameer Arshad | Posted on Sunday, July 13th, 2014 | 1

Most Searched stories during world cup 2014

According to google there have more than 1.6 billion related searches to World Cup 2014 as the first 56 matches are played out. We take a look at some of the most interesting search patterns and a few bizarre ones. Now only 8 teams remaining in the competition who will be playing today and tomorrow for the quarter final matches. But World Cup Brazil has already lived up to its expectations with social media and google search helping people keep in touch with stuff on the field and off it as well.

Cristiano Ronaldo portugal top goal scorer historyMost Searched Footballers In world Cup 2014:

Well there is not much of a surprise with probably the three best footballers in Ronaldo, Messi and Neymar were searched the most in group stages of 2014 world cup. To be precise it was Ronaldo whos name was searched the most during group stages from 12 June to 27 june. It was his hairstyle which had impact on most of the queries.

  1. Cristiano Ronaldo
  2. Lionel Messi
  3. Neymar Jr

Tim Cahill Goal Video vs HollandMost Searched Goals in World Cup 2014:

At tsmplug we covered every single goal with goals video after the match and I know when people are searching for some specific goal more than any other. So talking about most searched goals it was “Flying Dutchman’s flying header” Van Persie’s goal againt Spain. It took over social media by storm and went viral. At tsmplug the goal video was seen massive 60,000 times in 1 day.

Other Notable Goals were:

  1. Tim Cahill Goal vs Holland
  2. Lionel Messi first Goal
  3. Messi goal vs Iran
  4. CLint Dempsey fastest goal vs Ghana 

Brazil vs Croatia Highlights 2014 World CUpMost Watched Matches at Tsmplug:

According to google most searched matches were between England vs Italy, Brazil vs Mexico and USA vs Ghana. But at tsmplug we got the most traffic on the following matches.

Brazil matches were most searched in general while Holland’s games vs Spain and round of 16 tie against Mexico were top matches as well.

  1. Brazil vs Mexico
  2. Holland vs Spain
  3. Germany vs Portugal
  4. England vs Italy
  5. Brazil vs Chile
  6. Holland vs Mexico

Hottest World Cup WagsMost Searched Wags (Girlfriends of Footballers)

Yeah some teams ban wags and some let them be around their partners during world cup and most interestingly all the teams who banned wags were knocked in the first round. Anyway most searched wag according to google is Shakira (pique’s waka waka girl) while Cristiano Ronaldo’s girlfriend Irina Shayk was second while Mario Balotelli wag Fanny was third.

  1. 32 Hot World Cup Wags
  2. Hottest Footballers Wags

Most Searched hairstyles:

David Luiz, Ronaldo and Neymar leads the way in hairstyle searches during 2014 world cup. Neymar and Dani Alvez colour their hair into blondes while Ronaldo’s supported a cut with design of inspired by young cancer victim operations wounds.

30 hot female fans pictures from world cup 2014Hottest Female Fans in World Cup:

This is the kind of stuff I did not expect, but interestingly “Hot world cup fans” is one of the most searched article at tsmplug during 2014 world cup.

Other Random Stuff:

  1. Luis Suarez scandals
  2. All time leading goalscorers in world cups (Klose goal vs Ghana)



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