Cristiano Ronaldo is most-followed athlete on Twitter
Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has more than 23 million followers on Twitter, giving him the most-followed athlete account in the world, according to Twitter's year-end review published Thursday.
Two of the top six retweeted sports tweets of the year came from Ronaldo (No. 1 and 6, which can be seen below). The second-most retweeted came after Andy Murray won Wimbledon.
The top sports trend was #NFL, followed by #MarchMadness and Lance Armstrong.
Thanks for everything, Boss. pic.twitter.com/WfU1h2Prhb
— Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) May 8, 2013
All the news about my renewal with Real Madrid are false.
— Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) June 13, 2013
Here is a sampling of other big sports tweets of 2013, according to Twitter's review.
I'm not MJ, I'm LJ
— LeBron James (@KingJames) February 13, 2013
— Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) February 24, 2013
I should of blocked that shot tho. Lol
— Kevin Ware (@5Juice) April 1, 2013
All the support I have received today is truly inspirational. I knew that I was choosing the road less traveled but I'm not walking it alone — Jason Collins (@jasoncollins34) April 29, 2013