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FIFA World Cup: Arjen Robben ‘dive’ takes Twitter by storm

After the drama in the Netherlands-Mexico contest, which saw the Dutch advance, Tweets poured.

After Netherlands dramatic win over Mexico in the pre-quarters clash on Sunday, Tweets, 9.2 million, were shared by the football crazy fans. It wasn’t just confined or dominated by a particular country, continent as the Tweets, in encouraging numbers, where showered from across the globe.

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While Mexico dominated most of the game, it was during the fag end that Netherlands fired all cylinders to seal the fixture 2-1 and keep their 2014 World Cup campaign alive in Brazil. Out of the most tweeted moments, Klass-Jan Huntelaar’s penalty kick topped the charts with as many as 263, 073 tweets.

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When it  comes to the most mentioned players, Netherlands Arjen Robben topped the charts. Robben, who was accused of diving in the box, helped Netherlands get a much needed spot kick in the dying moments of the game.

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