FC Bayern München star David Alaba (r.) looks on quizzically at Thiago Alcantara (l.) when he realises that the latter has more followers...
FC Bayern München star David Alaba (r.) looks on quizzically at Thiago Alcantara (l.) when he realises that the latter has more followers...
Bundesliga

Tweet Tweet! The Bundesliga's most prolific in 140 characters

Munich - The Bundesliga's stars have taken to the 140-character social media network Twitter, like a duck to water and the fans follow them in their droves.

We like a tweet ourselves here at bundesliga.com (follow us here @Bundesliga_GOAL), but we rounded up the most regular Bundesliga tweeters for your following pleasure.

When moving from FC Barcelona to FC Bayern München this summer,

Thiago Alcantara

brought not only his dazzling range of passing to the Bundesliga, but also his nigh on two million followers - another record for the Bavarians.

Borussia Dortmund star

Marco Reus

spreads his word to 246,000-odd followers - although usually in German. The one below congratulates his team-mates on qualifying for the DFB Cup quarter final.

Another summer arrival who brought an array of followers, FC Schalke 04's

Kevin-Prince Boateng

recently shared some good news with his one million plus followers...

The Brazilian beach lifestyle clearly doesn't exclude Twitter, as FC Bayern centre-half

Dante

is a regular tweeter to his 185,000 followers.

Javi Martinez

, FC Bayern star, who, like all the best tweeters follows us, has nearly 700,000 followers! It's what comes with being a quadruple champion...

Dutch star

Eljero Elia

often shares wise words with his 115,000 followers...

A career spanning four countries has swelled Hamburger SV captain

Rafael van der Vaart

's followers to upwards of one million...