Barca-PSG records season record 6.1 million tweets

The pulsating encounter has become the most tweeted European game of the 2016/17 season

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The Catalans staged what has since been described as the greatest comeback in football history, winning 6-1 on the night to take the tie 6-5 on aggregate.

According to Twitter, the game recorded an estimated 6.1 million tweets worldwide, beating the record of 2.7 million tweets ironically held by the game's first leg played at the Parc des Princes on February 14, Valentine's day.

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Barcelona, four-time champions of the UEFA Champions League, have now made it into the quarter final for the 10th time in a row.

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