It was not just the fans who embraced bundesliga.com's #BundesligaIdol poll. The candidates themselves, their clubs and loved ones all took to social media in search of precious votes.

Click here for a recap of #BundesligaIdol.

To earn votes in the final, #BundesligaIdol winner Chicharito made a plea to his fans to help:

FC Bayern München threw their weight behind Lewandowski's candidature:

Shinji Kagawa reminded his fans of their duty to get behind him, retweeting the result of the semi-final:

Robert Lewandowski also got in on the act:

Lucia Villalon retweeted in support of her boyfriend, Chicharito:

Kagawa encouraged his one million plus followers to get in on the act:

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang shared the vote, as well: