Social media has become part and parcel of the modern player's professional repertoire. However, it's a vocation that not every star in world football has taken to embracing.
While some detest the thought of entering their personal thoughts and feelings into the public sphere, others thrive on the opportunity, and their followers love them for it.
Here, we've ranked some of the most comical players on Twitter, using those 140 characters to great advantage, although it depends upon one's interpretation as to what "funny" truly means.
Where possible, only verified accounts have been included, and however tempting it may be to promote their causes, parody accounts have been ignored, with only currently active players taken into account.