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World 2018 43 Best on Twitter 31798270 Best of Twitter Best+of+Twitter World

Reserved personalities on the field - this isn't always the case when players and managers hit twitter. We take a look at the best followed and most outspoken attitudes the soccer twittersphere has to offer.

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World 2018 43 Best on Twitter 31777768 Kaka Kaka World

Twitter ID: @KAKA |

 

Followers: 15 million+

 

Only fellow Real Madrid teammate Cristiano Ronaldo can boast a bigger Twitter following than the Brazilian. No other athlete, not LeBron James, or even Shaquille O'Neal, have more than 10 million followers.

 

Kaka posts in both Spanish and English and is very active on his handle. He will post everything from "Throwback Thursday" pictures to inspirational quotes. He is still very aware of his following and isn't afraid to leverage his account to promote his latest boots or promotional opportunities.

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World 2018 43 Best on Twitter 31782188 Mario Balotelli Mario+Balotelli World

Twitter ID: @FinallyMario

 

Followers: 700K+

 

When Balotelli left Manchester City to join AC Milan many a sports editor wept for several days. What did he do that was so off the wall? Where do we start?

 

Setting fireworks off in his bathroom; throwing darts at youth players because he was bored; struggling to put a bib on during training; telling Carlos Tevez he could not wrap a present because he is left-handed; driving into a women's prison with his brother to have a look around; fighting with Vincent Kompany, Micah Richards and Roberto Mancini are just a few of the antics that make him special.

 

Our favorite is when his mother asked him to buy some household items and he returned with a trampoline, a quad bike and a Scalextric set. 'Why always me?' he implored on a T-shirt. Because you're daft Mario, and we love you for it.

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World 2018 43 Best on Twitter 31776892 Cristiano Ronaldo Cristiano+Ronaldo World

Twitter ID: @Cristiano

 

Followers: 18 million +

 

Would be head and shoulders the best player on the planet if it wasn't for Lionel Messi, although there are some (usually Real Madrid players or staff) that think he is better than the Argentine.

 

However, mystery surrounds his future at Real Madrid. The Portuguese has been linked with a return to Manchester United although the Spanish club's president, Florentino Perez, says he wants to make the forward the best-paid player in the world. We shall see in the coming next few months where he ends up.

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World 2018 43 Best on Twitter 31776893 Wayne Rooney Wayne+Rooney World

Twitter ID: @WayneRooney

 

Followers: 6.4 million+

 

The England international is certainly one to follow on Twitter because, like Cristiano Ronaldo, his future is up in the air. For the second time he told Sir Alex Ferguson, when he was manager of Manchester United, that he wants to leave the club. That problem has now fallen into the hands of new incumbent David Moyes. Rooney is not the most prolific of Tweeters but we'll be keeping a beady on his thoughts over the next few months.

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World 2018 43 Best on Twitter 31776894 Neymar, F, Barcelona. Followers: 6.92 million Neymar%2C+F%2C+Barcelona.+Followers%3A+6.92+million World

Twitter ID: @Njr92

 

Followers: 7 million+

 

Neymar is famous for being one of the best players in the world who just happens to have joined one of the best teams in the world. The Brazilian signed for Barcelona from Santos in May and is sure to restore the Catalan club to its former glory following their humiliation by Bayern Munich in the Champions League.

 

Usually posts his thoughts in Portuguese, but occasionally delivers tweets in English. We'll be keeping a close eye on how his life is going at Camp Nou and his latest development as we approach the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

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World 2018 43 Best on Twitter 31776891 Gerard Pique Gerard+Pique World

Twitter ID: @3gerardpique

 

Followers: 6 million+

 

Pique is famous for two reasons; he plays for one of the biggest club teams in the world (Barcelona) and is the partner of pop star, Shakira. It's a potent combination that has secured a tremendous following for the Spanish footballer.

 

The World Cup and European champions chats on a variety of subjects in a mixture of Spanish, English and Catalan, and very nearly predicted the correct score in the Champions League final if Arjen Robben hadn't popped up with a last-minute winner for Bayern Munich. Those reasons alone should make you track "Mr. Waka-Waka" latest posts on Twitter.

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World 2018 43 Best on Twitter 31776890 Rio Ferdinand Rio+Ferdinand World

Twitter ID: @rioferdy5 

 

Followers: 4.3 million+

 

Ferdinand is one of the ten most followed soccer players in the world, and with good reason. He's got an opinion on seemingly everything, both inside and outside of the game, and he isn't afraid to talk about it. He maintains great interaction with fans, answering their questions and calling them out if need be.

 

He's well known for his battles with CNN's Piers Morgan, a diehard Arsenal fan. Rio is a huge proponent of the hashtag #Tears4Piers, highlighting Arsenal's defeats and beating his chest about Manchester United whenever possible.

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World 2018 43 Best on Twitter 31777764 Ronaldinho Ronaldinho World

Twitter ID: @10Ronaldinho

 

Followers: 6.2 million+

 

It's impossible not to like the former World Player of the Year. The Brazilian always has a smile on his face and he is always keeping it positive.

 

Ronaldinho's Twitter account is littered with fan photos, pictures of him hitting the town, and behind the scenes training access. Though the ex-Barca star only tweets in Portuguese, his messages are always engaging and keeps his followers in the loop to his latest developments.

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World 2018 43 Best on Twitter 31777766 Joey Barton Joey+Barton World

Twitter ID: @Joey7Barton

 

Followers: 2.2 million+

 

Two words: loose cannon. Whether you love him or hate him, Barton is a must-follow on Twitter as you never know what off the wall things he'll say next. Case in point, earlier in 2013, Barton went into a lengthy twitter rant against Thiago Silva after the PSG defender spoke ill of the former QPR midfielder in a press conference.

 

Barton called Silva out on multiple issues, including questioning his sexuality. Both team leaders and French officials were outraged, issuing statements aplenty, but this hasn't stopped Barton from voicing his opinion whenever he wants which makes him a must-follow in our book.

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World 2018 43 Best on Twitter 31777765 Clint Dempsey Clint+Dempsey World

Twitter ID:@clint_dempsey |

 

Followers: 263K+

 

The United States captain doesn't have the biggest Twitter following, but that doesn't mean that the former Fulham and Major League Soccer standout fails to bring entertainment to his cyberspace followers.

 

While he posts pictures when applicable, he interacts with his fans every chance he gets. From cool pictures to funny videos, he keeps the quality high. His favorite thing to post about is his biggest passion: fishing.

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