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David Cameron Tweets Support for Thomas Hitzlsperger, Mocked by Twitter

Jul 26, 2012; London, GBR; United Kingdom prime minister David Cameron addresses the media in front of the ArcelorMittal Orbit and the Olympic Stadium at Olympic Park. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
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Mark PattersonUK Staff WriterOctober 18, 2016

David Cameron is a self-declared fan of Aston Villa. Therefore, when former midfielder Thomas Hitzlsperger revealed that he was gay in an interview in Germany yesterday, the Prime Minister felt he should tweet a message of support for the German:

As an #AVFC fan, I've always admired what Thomas Hitzlsperger did on the pitch - but I admire him even more today. A brave & important move.

— David Cameron (@David_Cameron) January 8, 2014

Of course, Twitter is a social media platform where anyone can respond to anyone, and say more or less whatever they feel like.

So you know what's coming next.

Here are a selection of the more printable replies to Cameron's tweets:

@David_Cameron STOP PRETENDING TO BE A VILLA FAN.

— Primly Stable (@PrimlyStable) January 8, 2014

@David_Cameron You'd never bloody heard of him, Tarquin.

— James Maw (@JamesMawFFT) January 8, 2014

.@David_Cameron Name any of the goals he scored for Villa and I'll believe you. They're all memorable, just name one team he scored against.

— (at)JamieCutteridge (@JamieCutteridge) January 8, 2014

@David_Cameron Do you admire people like me? who look after terminally sick people who have been stripped of money from your policies?.

— Michael Alex Bird (@MALEXUK) January 9, 2014

@David_Cameron do you sing OOH AHH PAUL MCGRATH to your willy in the bath? y/n

— Rachael (@RachaelvsWorld) January 8, 2014

He probably doesn't read the replies, though, because he's busy watching Christian Benteke's top 20 Aston Villa goals on YouTube.

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