Twitter: Famous footballers first tweets

Rooney is all over social media these days
Rooney is all over social media these days.

Wayne Rooney

In 2014, Wayne Rooney probably has an army of helper monkeys doing his social media bidding for him - but back in 2011 he was flying solo and by jingo it showed.

The Manchester United man didn't quite have a full understanding of how Twitter worked when he sent his first message out.

He wrote: "Hi rio do u want picking up in the morning pal" - without bothering to send it to its intended recipient Rio Ferdinand.

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