Twitter is not just a means of sharing football news—quite often its users actually create the headlines.
One such user is Milan striker Mario Balotelli whose every mildly controversial or quirky tweet seems to be newsworthy in the tabloid press. The Italian also uses it for self-publicising pictures of boots, endless selfies and much, much more.
Currently, his profile picture is a piglet and his background image a pose in front of a gold-tiled self-dedicated mosaic fountain at his home. His Twitter account is a digital extension of his hugely entertaining personality.
Super Mario kicks off our list of the best Twitter accounts in football, featuring players, pundits, journalists, essential stats, funnies and more...