This week, Twitter turns 8 years old. Lucky for us they’ve developed a nice little tool that allows you to find the first tweets of anyone who isn’t locked. It’s been great fun, especially seeing how all of the great Twitterers out there started their “legacy”. That being said, here’s a few of the better first tweets from personalities IN and AROUND the soccer world.
BEST OF THE REST
This is the 1st official tweet by me, I know a few have tried to be me but this really is…………….
— Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) May 26, 2011
Hello world…….it took me a while to get on it but here it is, my 1st ever tweet – let da fun commence!
— Rio Ferdinand (@rioferdy5) June 15, 2010
Christ, the pressure to say something good first up, when all I can think of is the 2 misses from Roman Shirokov; Zenit shd be home and dry
— Jonathan Wilson (@jonawils) August 17, 2010
I can no longer bear to be silent. Whatever remains of my conscience–oh, anguished thing!–compels me to confess. I buried the bodies in th
— Brian Phillips (@runofplay) July 2, 2009
BREAKING NEWS: I'm now a Twit. Official.
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) November 30, 2010
talkSPORT is looking at the new talkSPORT magazine – www.talkSPORT.net/mag
— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) July 28, 2008
Old School Panini
Lyon – Lazio 1995 http://www.oldschoolpanini.com/2010/10/lyon-lazio-1995.html
— Old School Panini (@OldSchoolPanini) October 15, 2010
In honor of Jewish New Year: the Best Jewish Starting XI of all time. Thank God for Edgar Davids http://t.co/lX1I0pCp
— roger bennett (@rogbennett) September 28, 2011
@fizzer18 you'll get hammered!!
— Gary Neville (@GNev2) May 6, 2011
Here we go…the first show with Richard Keys and Andy Gray. We've got a belter of a show for you guys…
— Richard Keys (@richardajkeys) February 14, 2011
Has to write away from home thanks to Time Warner. New article just went up on www.worldfootballpostulant.com – Blatter & Ronaldo
— Richard Farley (@richardfarley) July 11, 2008
Boring James Milner
Starving. Going to make some crumpets.
— Boring James Milner (@BoringMilner) July 6, 2013
I just signed up and have no idea what I'm doing!!!!!
— Guillem Balague (@GuillemBalague) March 26, 2009
Moral fibre found in football – Newcastle suspend Joey Barton
— Henry Winter (@henrywinter) May 5, 2009
Back on the self-promoting digital treadmill, sixteen months after Knysna. Followers: 0. I can only go up from there. Can I?
— Philippe Auclair (@PhilippeAuclair) October 20, 2011
WORLD SOCCER TALK TEAM
World Soccer Talk
listening to a speech at the SMX internet marketing conference, but counting down the hours until the russia v england match
— World Soccer Talk (@worldsoccertalk) October 17, 2007
Watching Real Madrid vs Real Betis on tape-delay on GolTV.
— The Gaffer (@thegaffer) February 17, 2007
is happy the US National Team did so well. We're on to the next round, and Torres made his debut!
— Kartik Krishnaiyer (@kkfla737) October 12, 2008
@Simply_Juan Thanks for the RT on my Forlan article, it was much appreciated!
— Kristan Heneage (@KHeneage) December 16, 2010
Trying to twitter on his blackberry…
— Laurence (@lozcast) February 4, 2009
Can't wait for the return of domestic football next weekend. Another boring, meaningless friendly.
— Matthew Duncan (@mattcrduncan) November 15, 2009
First tweet to say commiserations @McIlroyRory. Just wasn't meant to be, there will be many more opportunities. Cheers for a great 4 days
— Matt Jones (@MattJFootball) April 11, 2011
Watching Man U vs. FC Porto
— Morgan Green (@Morgan_Green) April 7, 2009
Got any other good first tweets? Let us know in the comment section below!