Top 10: Most popular sports stars on Twitter (1)

Published Add your comment

Football News

If you want to measure an athlete's popularity, then Twitter is a great place to start.

Of course, not every athlete is on Twitter, but the majority of big-name sports stars are.

We've produced a list of the most-followed athletes on Twitter, complete with their follower numbers, number of tweets and how many people they follow back.

All statistics are current at the time of writing, although it must be remembered that the numbers change on an hourly basis.

Despite the fact ten athletes feature on this list, it may come as a surprise to discover that only two sports are represented.

Click next to see the world's most popular sports stars - based on Twitter followers...

Cristiano Ronaldo
Wayne Rooney

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again