World Cup leads top 5 Google searches for 2018

France celebrates their 2018 World Cup win in Russia. [Image via Football Daily/YouTube screencap]
France celebrates their 2018 World Cup win in Russia. [Image via Football Daily/YouTube screencap]

The search giant recently published their lists for most-searched terms this past year.

When it came to Google searches in 2018, one had to rule the internet. For the past year, it was World Cup, as soccer mania took over the world and the world wide web. However, four other terms were also up there despite unfortunate circumstances leading to them.

1

World Cup is Google's top search

Soccer took over in 2018 with Russia hosting the latest FIFA World Cup tournament. The winning side was Team France with stars such as Paul Pogba and young sensation Kylian Mbappe on the roster. However, there were plenty of countries competing, leading to plenty of searches for several months.

2

Hurricane Florence

One of the devastating storms that hit in 2018 was No. 2 on the search list. The storm wreaked havoc on the Atlantic this past September, resulting in severe damage in parts of the Carolinas.

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