Monday, Mar. 28, 2011

Rio Ferdinand

Followers: 686K
Sample tweets: "Bet you guys don't fancy playing so and so..."; "listen we fear no one,we go into a game vs anyone going for 3points home or away"

Chad Walter, a soccer nut who founded, a directory of pro athletes on Twitter, highly recommends following the Manchester United defender. Aside from his constant insights into the beautiful game — "Spurs need to do what Milan don't like and that's get the ball into [striker Peter] crouch and run off him or get it wide and cross the ball" — he isn't afraid to trash-talk opponents on or off the pitch. His latest spat came while defending referee Massimo Busacca, whose recent performance during Barcelona's 3-1 victory over Man U rivals Arsenal was widely panned.