Germany v Portugal: Group G - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

Top 10 FIFA World Cup 2014 Players on Twitter

19 Jun 2014

Find out which FIFA players the most people follow

We’ve been following all the FIFA World Cup goss on Twitter where the biggest stars (and their WAGs) are dishing out the latest happenings from Brazil. Officially, the hashtags are #WorldCup and #Brazil2014. Whether it’s real-deal football chat, some banter between rival players or the juiciest gossip from Copacabana Beach, here are the players to follow...

1 Cristiano Ronaldo @cristiano (Portugal) ­
Arguably the world’s best player will no doubt be keeping us up to date with pictures of his bronzed body from the poolside.

2 Neymar @neymarjr (Brazil)
Barcelona FC star who at 22 has been tipped to be one of the greatest ever will be hoping to lift the trophy with Brazil this year.


3 Wayne Rooney
 @waynerooney (England)
The English superstar is very active on Twitter, letting his 8.61 million fans know how he feels about on field performances.


4 Andrés Iniesta 
@andresiniesta8 (Spain)
Another Barcelona star who will be looking to help defend Spain’s title. After making it into the big time Iniesta loaned his boyhood club close to a million Euros to avoid bankruptcy. What a man!


5 Gerard Piqué
 @3gerardpique (Spain)
After spending close to four years on the bench at Manchester United, Pique signed for Barcelona and proceeded to: win the Champions League, marry Shakira then win the World Cup with Spain. Good things come to those who wait!


6 Xabi Alonso
@xabialonso (Spain)
Real Madrid star who, when playing for Liverpool, went against his coaches wishes and missed a crucial Champions League match so he could be with his wife as she gave birth. Happy wife = happy life.


7 Cesc Fàbregas
@cesc4official (Spain)
Still loved in London after eight years with Arsenal, Fàbregas moved back to his native Spain to Join Barcelona in 2011, where he has quickly built a following as a fan favourite.

8 David Villa @guaje7villa (Spain)
Spanish all-star Villa has played for some of the country’s biggest clubs while also committing time to charitable causes such as UNICEF


9 Mesut Özil
@mesutozil1088 (Germany)
Adidas ambassador Özil has gained a huge following from his club days in Germany, Spain and now with Arsenal. The midfielder was Germany’s top scorer in qualification for the World Cup.


10 Sergio Agüero
@aguerosergiokun (Argentina)
Argentinean hero Aguero has become a legend at his current club – Abu Dhabi-backed Manchester City – and was also married to Diego Maradona’s youngest daughter until last year.