The group stage is over, the World Cup is taking a breather — so it’s an excellent time to look back at a tournament that has already produced some eye-popping, record-breaking statistics.
Remember, this is only the story of the group stage — there are two weeks and 16 action-packed matches left to go, including the final on July 13. We’re certain to see a lot more records fall along the way. Here’s the story so far on the pitch and on social media
number of World Cup-related tweets sent so far, according to Twitter. For comparison, the entire London Olympics in 2012 saw 150 million tweets. …