The finish of the Womens World Cup final between Japan and the United States broke the record for tweets per second, Twitter said. Japan rallied twice to draw 2-2 with the United States after extra time before winning a penalty shoot-out on Sunday in Frankfurt, Germany. The exciting climax drew 7,196 tweets per second. Paraguays penalty shoot-out win over Brazil in a Copa America quarter-final on Sunday came close to beating it with 7,166 and is second on the list. The previous record of 6,939 was set just after midnight in Japan on New Years Day. Other spikes include Osama bin Ladens death (5,106 per second) and the Super Bowl in February (4,064). Spains World Cup win over the Netherlands in July 2010 managed a high of 3,051. ON