Jose Mourinho More Popular Than Star Wars On Google And Twitter (For Around 25 Minutes)

Chris Wright

18th, December 2015


“I felt a great disturbance in the Force”

Not that it will come as much consolation, but for a brief window Jose Mourinho managed to overtake Star Wars as the most popular thing on the internet following his sacking by Chelsea yesterday afternoon.

The news came on the very day that ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ hit cinemas worldwide, with the movie unsurprisingly dominating internet traffic all day.

However, for a brief blip around tea-time, data analytics show that “Mourinho” was the No.1 searched topic on Google, bumping “Star Wars” into second spot for about 25 minutes…


Image via ESPN FC

Mourinho’s sudden job loss also saw off Star Wars on Twitter too, with Mourinho’s name pushing the hashtag #StarWarsTheForceAwakens off the top position on the trending topics for a while.

Thrilling stuff, no?

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