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The story of the World Cup so far (according to Rihanna)

Love the way you analyse, RiRi.

IMAGINE JOHN GILES was a 26-year-old Caribbean songstress who enjoyed a tweet now and then. Throw in Eamon Dunpny’s potty mouth and you’ve basically got Rihanna.

The superstar Good Girl Gone Bad has easily dominated the in-game Twittersphere during this year’s World Cup.

No wonder, because some of her insights and analysis were ‘disrespectfully’ good.

Here’s a quick (‘Pon de) replay of Brazil 2014; Rihanna’s World Cup.

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By the first Sunday she was all over it – babysitting or no babysitting

For some incidents she reacted the same as the rest of us normal people

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For others she was in a minority

‘Doe’, as right

England v Uruguay was probably the peak of her analytical powers

Even Rihanna couldn’t see Costa Rica’s win over Italy coming

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You heard the superstar, Germany!

Harsh on Neuer

But she can’t stay mad at Germany for long

The Barbadian must have a thing for Group G, because it was World Cup silence from her until Portugal faced Ghana

Five whole World Cup days without a mention from Rihanna. Torture.


On to the knockout stages then, but that Brazil-Chile shoot-out was too tense for more than single word reactions

The star of the show finally caught her eye later that night

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A baby capable of MURDAAAHHH!

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As the tournament rolls on, it seems like the Dutch have her unwavering support

Though she’s also rowed in behind Brazil, Belgium and Belgium’s last 16 opposition

Sorry, Colombia

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Sean Farrell

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