SOCIAL MEDIA ROUND-UP
ROBBERY NO MORE
Bayern Munich reacted to news of Arjen Robben’s departure by publishing a picture of him and partner in crime Franck Ribery celebrating together, with a tifo of them in the background. The pair were known as ‘Robbery’ – a portmanteau of their surnames.
RIVER CELEBRATE COPA
River Plate generated almost 200,000 Facebook likes when they posted a celebratory picture after their Copa Libertadores triumph over arch-rivals Boca Juniors, which read ‘The Best Ever’.
BALOTELLI CALLS OUT MILAN FANS
In an attempt to deflect criticism of his own performances, Mario Balotelli accused Milan fans of lacking ‘recognition and respect’ for his time spent at the club. An bizarre Instagram story, even by his standards.
EVRA CARESSES A CHICKEN
Arturo Vidal has not had the best of starts to his Barcelona career, and his frustrations seemed to come to a head when he posted an angry emoji as an Instagram story after a three-minute cameo against Tottenham.
50M TWEETS FOR THE TITLE!
Borussia Monchengladbach cheekily asked the Bundesliga on Twitter how many retweets they needed for the title. The answer? Fifty million. Safe to say, we won’t be seeing a League decided over social media any time soon.