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Night to Remember: FIFA World Cup Final Breaks Google Search Records

The world witnessed one of the most epic matches in the history of football on Sunday night as the FIFA World Cup Final between France and Argentina created a new record of searches on Google. The Lusail Stadium in Qatar was packed with 1.5 lakh football fans who were cheering for their teams. Millions of people all over the world also watched the match live on TV and Google CEO Sundar Pichai took to his official Twitter handle to reveal that this was the highest-ever traffic recorded in 25 years for Google searches in relation to the final match.

Pichai wrote, "Search recorded its highest ever traffic in 25 years during the final of #FIFAWorldCup, it was like the entire world was searching about one thing". His tweet was met with great enthusiasm from football fans as well as popular podcaster and Youtuber Lex Fridman, who remarked, "Awesome. Over a billion people tuned in, united by their love of the game. That's the best thing about football: it's a truly global game that unites us".

The online space was abuzz with the FIFA world cup only and after France's third goal, Twitter was also flooded with a record number of tweets. In fact, Elon Musk even tweeted, "24,400 tweets per second for France’s goal, highest ever for World Cup!".

The FIFA World Cup Final was surely an epic night for all football fans and Google searches are just a testament to the passion and enthusiasm of the viewers. It definitely proved to be a night of unity as people from all around the world were united by their love of the game.

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