#GoLebanon jumped in and out on the list of worldwide trending topics on Twitter, which is greatly rare in Lebanon! We might have lost the battle but still we got qualified! So keep the high spirits up!
It isnâ€™t frequent in Lebanon that we get a global hashtag originated by the Lebanese people. In the UAE region Lebanese hashtags were trending as we will see in the infographic.
A lot of Twitter users were ecstatic about the trending hashtag they used it as status updates to increase its spread. They insisted on using multiple tags. On the top of the list comes #GoLebanon. Other hashtags include #LebanonTeam, #LebanonVsUAE, #montakhab, and #TeamLebanon.
People watched the game from their homes, work places, coffee shops, universities, schools and most importantly via Social Media channels. Some even thought that following the progress of the game online was enough!
â€” Hyperchick Aisha H. (@HyperchickAisha) February 29, 2012
Here’s how the Lebanese Celebrated the first goal: