Ever since its inception in 2006, Twitter has been helping entrepreneurs, celebrities, jobseekers and narcissists overshare about their lives. And few groups have taken to Twitter quite like professional footballers.
Among the most colorful, entertaining tweeters in the footballing world are megastars like Cristiano Ronaldo and Rio Ferdinand, rebellious figures like Joey Barton, national team icons like Landon Donovan and, um, well, Robbie Savage.
But there are plenty of other footballers out there who haven't signed up for Twitter yet (despite plenty of joke accounts in their steads), but could be quite entertaining if they did.
Here are 17 football personalities we think should join their tweeting colleagues. If you have some other footballers you'd like to see take the 140-character plunge, have at it in the comments section.