21 Athletes Every Sports Fanatic Should Follow on Twitter

Keeping up with your favorite athletes used to be difficult, especially in the off season. But, not anymore. Twitter makes it easy to follow the activities of your favorite athletes, both in their sport and in their personal lives. By following your favorite athletes on Twitter, you can keep up with their record for the season and with their appearances. But, you may also be able to get to know them a little better as a person, too.

  1. Shaquille O’Neill: Shaq is the most popular athlete on Twitter, and he’s also one who tweets the most regularly. Not all of his tweets are about basketball, but they’re all entertaining.
  2. Reggie Bush: Reggie Bush is one of the more interesting tweeter. He gives a lot of football information, along with personal information. Bush is one of the most popular players for the New Orleans Saints.
  3. Drew Brees: The quarterback for the New Orleans Saints is a great athlete to follow on Twitter. He gives a lot of football information and a lot of great information about charity work he does on New Orleans.
  4. Crisitano Ronaldo: Ronaldo is one of Real Madrid’s most popular players, and arguably the best soccer player in the world today. He has more than 1 million followers. Most of his tweets are soccer related.
  5. Brett Hayes: Hayes is the catcher for the Florida Marlins. During baseball season, he provides some great insight.
  6. Brent Lillibridge: Lillibridge is a shortstop for the Chicago Whitesox.
  7. Michael Cammalleri: Cammalleri plays left wing for the Montreal Canadiens. The majority of his tweets are related to hockey.
  8. Jim Vandermeer: Vandermeer plays defense for the Edmonton Oilers.
  9. Manny Harris: Harris is a shooting guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers.
  10. Charlie Villanueva: Villanueva is a forward for the Detroit Pistons.
  11. Lance Armstrong: Though Armstrong is a retired from cycling, he still offers lots of great information on staying healthy and strong via Twitter.
  12. Roger Federer: Federer is one of the world’s most popular tennis players.
  13. Tiger Woods: Though he virtually stopped tweeting for a while during his infamous personal troubles; he’s back to it and gives his fans a lot of information on his golf tournaments during the season.
  14. YE Yang: Yang, the first Asian golfer on the tour to win a major tournament. Most of his tweets are golf related.
  15. Michael Phelps: Many swimmers and swimming fans follow this Olympic champion swimmer. It’s easy to keep up with Phelps appearances by following him on Twitter.
  16. Peyton Manning: One of football’s most popular players is on Twitter.
  17. Alex Rodriguez: Rodriguez, who plays for the Yankees, is one of baseball’s most popular players. He tweets very regularly.
  18. Usain Bolt: Bolt is the fastest runner in the world. You can keep up with his schedule and appearances by following his tweets.
  19. Rafael Nadal: Nadal is one of the world’s most famous tennis players. He’s a regular tweeter.
  20. Serena Williams: Half of the Williams sister tennis duo; Serena is an avid tweeter.
  21. Venus Williams: The other Williams sister is pretty active on Twitter as well.

Twitter is a great way to keep up with information on all your favorite people. Twitter gives you just the information you want, in short tidbits that make good use of your time. You’re sure to want to follow these athletes, and others who are your favorites, on Twitter, throughout the season and in the off-season.

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