Twitter changing football in many ways — for good and bad.
Whilst footballers’ have been caught out with controversial tweets on several occasions, it is also allowing the players to have a direct mouthpiece to the fans, and in some cases, the fans to speak to their idols.
Here, we’ve compiled a Liverpool XI of players who have taken to the social media phenomenon.
The Belgian shotstopper regularly updates with post-match reaction and photographs.
Andre Wisdom – @andrewisdom47x
Having spent the season on-loan at Derby, Wisdom could be making the step back to regular first-team football at Liverpool in the near future.
Mamadou Sakho – @mamadousakho3
Tweets in both French and English, with plenty of references to his famous friends on both sides of the English Channel.
Glen Johnson – @glen_johnson
Regular updates from the England international thanking fans of their support and information about the Glen Johnson Foundation.
The “Red Cafu” has come on leaps and bounds this season, and judging by his Twitter account, he’s loving every minute of it.
One of the first, and most notorious Liverpool tweeters, Brazilian midfielder Lucas posts lots of family photos with his fellow South American Red contingent.
Jordon Ibe – @IbeJordan
The youngster is close friends with Raheem Sterling and is certainly one to watch evolve over the next few seasons.
Philippe Coutinho – @Phil_Coutinho
The Brazilian magician appears to be loving life on Merseyside, regularly posting celebration tweets.
Raheem Sterling – @sterling31
Sterling uses Twitter both to connect with fans and also his close friends. What a season he’s having.
Daniel Sturridge – @D_Sturridge
Leading the attacking line, Sturridge is a regular tweeter, sharing his close connection with God and giving thanks for his abilities.
Luis Suarez – @Luis16Suarez
Suarez has taken to posting behind-the-scenes photos of himself and teammates on Liverpool’s triumphant march towards the Premier League title.
The (rather large) subs bench could well be made up of Pepe Reina, Fabio Borini, Daniel Agger, Victor Moses, Iago Aspas, Luis Alberto, Martin Kelly, Sebastian Coates, Brad Jones and Ryan McLaughlin, whilst a special mention must be given to the Steven Gerrard Foundation account.
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