Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester United and 2014’s Twitter sporting stars – in pictures

The lists, compiled by Press Association, reveal the top 10 most-followed athletes, led by Cristiano Ronaldo, around the globe as well as the top 10 Premier League clubs as ranked by their Twitter mentions. Click through the arrows above to view, or see the lists below:

Athletes:

1 – Cristiano Ronaldo (@cristiano), 31.6 million; 2 – Kaka (@kaka), 21.5m; 3 – LeBron James (@KingJames), 16.6m); 4 – Neymar (@NeymarJR), 15.5m; 5 – Ronaldinho (@10Ronaldinho), 11.1m; 6 – Wayne Rooney (@WayneRooney), 10.2m; 7 – Andres Iniesta (@andresiniesta8), 9.9m; 8 – Gerard Pique (@3gerardpique), 9.8m; 9 – Kevin Durant, @KDTrey5), 8.7m; 10 – Xabi Alonso (@XabiAlonso), 8.5m).

Premier League clubs by mentions:

1 – Manchester United (@ManUtd); 2 – Arsenal (@Arsenal); 3 – Liverpool (@lfc); 4 – Chelsea (@chelseafc); 5 – Manchester City (@MCFC); 6 – Newcastle United (@NUFC); 7 – Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial); 8 – Everton (@Everton); 9 – Southampton (@SouthamptonFC); 10 – Aston Villa (@AVFCOfficial). (Bottom 10, in order: Leicester City, Sunderland, West Ham United, Queens Park Rangers, Crystal Palace, West Bromwich Albion, Stoke City, Swansea City, Hull City, Burnley)

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Published: December 10, 2014 04:00 AM

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