Twitter is like The Muppets: it ain’t got no room for boring. If you care to learn that Brazil has the most World Cup titles, or that Ronaldo has the most goals in tournament history, hit the library, cousin. If you’re more interested in knowing that the vuvuzela was inspired by Stay Puft’s yawn, then the Twitterverse is for you. Thanks to Comedy Central’s show “@midnight,” #FakeWorldCupFacts was a hot trend on Twitter Thursday. Here are some of the best takes.
— Stay Puft (@staypuft) June 12, 2014
— Corey Brewer (@CoreyBrewer10) June 12, 2014
the trophy is actually chocolate wrapped in gold foil #fakeworldcupfacts
— Dorothy Yen (@yendorothy) June 12, 2014
— Scott DeYager (@ScottDeYager) June 12, 2014
— Nate Balding (@Exploder666) June 12, 2014
It’s our week to bring the orange slices. #FakeWorldCupFacts
— Lufthansa USA (@Lufthansa_USA) June 12, 2014
— Mike Lawrence (@TheMikeLawrence) June 12, 2014
#fakeworldcupfacts Kim Jong-Un has scored over 175 goals alone in the group stage round in 1986, he was just 3 years old when he did that.
— FAKE WORLD CUP FACTS (@WorldCupFactss) June 12, 2014
— QuizFortune (@QuizFortune) June 12, 2014
Canada actually qualified this year but felt bad taking another country’s spot #FakeWorldCupFacts
— Brandon Rudd (@BRudd2) June 12, 2014
#FakeWorldCupFacts Google+ will be the most used social network during the World Cup
— Eric Gottloeb (@gottloeb) June 12, 2014
— Jessica Danley (@jezebellrae) June 12, 2014
“Yeah, these stadiums will be ready!” #FakeWorldCupFacts
— Andrew Cook (@AndrewCooker) June 12, 2014
#FakeWorldCupFacts You’re gonna miss the world cup when it’s gone.
— Nick Danger Feder (@ASillySoliloquy) June 12, 2014