Saudi Arabia ranks second globally on tweets about 2018 World Cup

Over the last six months, Saudi Arabia has ranked second globally in the number of tweets about the World Cup, with Japan leading in first place and Brazil in third. (File photo: Reuters)

With Saudi Arabia's football team preparing to take part in the FIFA World Cup 2018, Saudi fans cannot contain their excitement, especially on Twitter, where they have already begun enthusiastically supporting their team.

Over the last six months, Saudi Arabia has ranked second globally in the number of tweets about the World Cup, with Japan leading in first place and Brazil in third.

According to a study conducted by Twitter, 97 percent of Saudi Twitter users showed excitement about the FIFA World Cup 2018, where 43 percent planned to watch every game and 92 percent plan to use Twitter as their main platform to share their thoughts.

The Saudi football team is set to play against Russia for their first World Cup 2018 match on June 14.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:57 - GMT 06:57
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