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This Is What It's Like To Be In Luis Suárez' Twitter Feed Right Now

This is what two million @-replies looks like.

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In today's final group stage match for Italy and Uruguay, Uruguayan star Luis Suárez appeared to bite Italy's Giorgio Chiellini in the 80th minute. While it's still not totally clear, this would mark the third such incident for Suárez.

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Twitter lit up over Suárez' alleged gnawing. But, unlike inside baseball media gaffes or even major celebrity feuds, the World Cup's status as a global event means that every international soccer-related moment is magnified many, many times over across social media channels. For example:

.@Cristiano mentioned 1.5m times during #USA v #POR. Explore this @TwitterReverb LINK: http://t.co/09nohDD6lb

Twitter Reverb@TwitterReverb

.@Cristiano mentioned 1.5m times during #USA v #POR. Explore this @TwitterReverb

LINK: http://t.co/09nohDD6lb

9:44 PM - 22 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

With that in mind, the venerable commentating duo Men in Blazers, over at ESPN then tweeted out the following which got us thinking:

We would love to read "Notifications" on the @luis16suarez Twitter timeline right now

Men in Blazers@MenInBlazers

We would love to read "Notifications" on the @luis16suarez Twitter timeline right now

2:33 PM - 24 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Using Tweetdeck's handy @-mentions column tool, we tracked one minute of Suárez' mentions on Twitter. It wasn't pretty.

Just when you thought it was safe to play Uruguay! #suarez #worldcup

Unnamed Insider@Unnamedinsider

Just when you thought it was safe to play Uruguay! #suarez #worldcup

2:19 PM - 24 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Charlie Warzel is a senior writer for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Warzel reports on and writes about the intersection of tech and culture.

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