How @FCBarcelona’s #UCL final win played out on Twitter

Sunday, 7 June 2015

In an epic UEFA @ChampionsLeague final battle in Berlin’s Olympic stadium, @FCBarcelona defeated @juventusfcen 3-1 and the match played out in real time on Twitter.

(Updated 6/7 at 3 pm ET): The #UCLFinal generated 834 million impressions (views) of Tweets, on Twitter and across the web:

@FCBarcelona players shared their happy moments of the night from the locker room on Twitter…

…and from the pitch:

These were the most-mentioned players from both teams on Twitter during the live match:


  1. Neymar Jr. (@neymarjr)
  2. Lionel Messi
  3. Luis Suarez (@LuisSuarez9)


  1. Andrea Pirlo (@Pirlo_official)
  2. Arturo Vidal (@kingarturo23)
  3. Alvaro Morata (@AlvaroMorata)

Here are the moments from the match that generated the biggest peaks of Twitter conversation:

  1. @neymarjr scores Barcelona’s 3rd goal just before match ends
  2. End of match: @FCBarcelona wins the @ChampionsLeague final
  3. @AlvaroMorata second half goal for @juventusfcen ties match 1-1

Here are more celebratory pictures from the pitch:

And from the locker room:

@FCBarceleona brought fans closer to the celebration on Periscope, too.

Of course, the sport community were part of the real-time viewing party as they flocked to Twitter to discuss the #UCLfinal:

And the night before the match, Brandenburg Gate lit up in both team’s colors thanks to Tweets from fans:

Congrats again to both teams for an amazing football night — and to the fans who joined the global Twitter conversation.