‘One more point and it’s off to the World Cup!’

Martin Caparrotta
By Martin Caparrotta

Tweets of the week

TSR’s weekly pick of ten of the best ‘tweets’ from some of the sporting world’s biggest stars.

1. “Athletes get a private beach at Rio 2016, nice one…”
Laura Robson looks forward to the perks at the 2016 Olympics in Brazil.

2.“Can only use twitter from my phone here in china even then its is hit or miss.”
Andy Roddick is not impressed with China’s policy on the use of social networks.

3.“Think we may have started slightly early!! I am singing Xmas songs with our 6 year old, and you can guess who is more excited!!”
Will Carling gets himself into the festive spirit.

4.“Went to Beijing’s black market. This vender wanted me to pay $1200 for a fake LV purse. I left with 2 for $50 but still feel cheated.”
Bob Bryan haggles for a small discount while in Beijing for the China Open.

5.“Waking up in your own bed is great, but waiting for three hours for the missus to deliver your breakfast in bed is not…and you’d think she’d be grateful after I brought her a king size toblerone home from the airport”
Graeme Swann feels neglected by his other half.

6.“Back in England and was not expecting the sun to be out! Just one more flight to go! Only one thing to do now – full English breaky!”
James Anderson turns to the full English breakfast to counteract the disappointment of losing in South Africa.

7.“I’m going to be Irish on Saturday. My great granddad was Irish I think. To be sure. Let’s beat Italy.”
Soccer AM presenter Max Rushden may qualify for a call-up under Giovanni Trapattoni.

8.“I’m in Italy with the national team…playing against Ireland and Cyprus..1 more point and off to the world cup!! wish us well..”
Giuseppe Rossi, unlike Max, will actually be involved in the action.

9.“Just been doing my research – changed my mind on relegation: Goodbye Worcester”
Will Greenwood predicts that Worcester’s Guinness Premiership days are numbered.

10.“Back from salsaring. Wasn’t too bad. Think i’m just going to have to shake my arse alot and smile.”
Phil Tufnell gears himself up for a Strictly Come Dancing showdown.

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