Five Twitter accounts to follow during the World Cup

PUBLISHED: 12:11 23 June 2018 | UPDATED: 13:05 23 June 2018

Check out these World Cup Twitter accounts. Image: Press Association

Check out these World Cup Twitter accounts. Image: Press Association

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Stay on top of all the World Cup news and banter this summer by following these Twitter profiles.

Michael Bailey - @michaeljbailey

As one of the EDP’s very own sports journalists, Michael deserves a spot on this list thanks to his straight-to-the-point tweets. He consistently replies to tweets @ to him which allows his followers and he to discuss a variety of topics related to sports.

FIFA World Cup - @FIFAWorldCup

Although not nearly as comical as the rest of the accounts listed here, the official Twitter account for the World Cup provides accurate and real time information about the World Cup. This is the account to follow if you want quick and reliable updates about the event.

Footy Humour - @FootyHumour

Self-described as ‘home of all the best Football related jokes’, Footy Humour utilises gifs and edited pictures to draw a laugh from their followers. With an impressive 720.1K followers (and even followed by Gordon Ramsay!), Footy Humour is an account that will definitely lighten up your day.

Tifo Football - @TifoFootball_

An account entirely dedicated to ‘illustrated football analysis’, Tifo Football is a unique account that posts original artwork of football players in accordance to contemporary football events. They also have a YouTube channel where they upload videos such as ‘tactical previews’ of groups using their unique art style. If you’re someone who learns visually, then follow Tifo Football!

Paddy Power @paddypower

I think Paddy Power’s bio provide all the information necessary: ‘betting and sports news, served with a side of mischief’ Even so, they update accurate and relevant information on football, including the World Cup. Boasting a generous amount of follows (651.6K), Paddy Power is your wealth of information with a twist.

What other accounts have you been following during the World Cup? Let us know in the comments below.

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