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Elsewhere, Joleon Lescott escapes the kids with a pre-season match, Marvin Sordell lets us know what he is listening to and Titus Bramble commemorates Sir Bobby Robson

With the Premier League still several weeks again from kicking off, the Olympic Games have taken over as the country's sporting spectacle.

Several football stars have been taken in by the goings on in the gymnasium, the pool and on the courts.

Meanwhile, others have remembered there is football to prepare for and let us into the world of pre-season practice.

Here’s Goal.com’s latest Word on the Tweet to fill you in on what is being said…


“I am LOVING the Olympics...Watching Great Athletes Competing at their maximum in the biggest moments is inspiring…”

Olympic fever is running wild! Reading striker Jason Roberts is the latest to get taken in by London 2012.


“Anyone got any gymastics tickets flyin about?! Hit me uppp”

Reading midfielder Jem Karacan jumps on the gymnastics bandwagon following the bronze medal-winning efforts of Britain's men on Monday.


“Watching highlights of the Olympics ! Watching beach volleyball and they are wearing bottoms? #disappointed #notafan”

Tottenham youngster Harry Kane does not bother covering his thoughts up, unlike the beach volleyball players he was hoping to enjoy.


“Training was sharp today, perfect conditions, watered pitch, just enough for a stud! Ball was zipping about."

Back to the football and Rio Ferdinand spreads some positive vibes following training with Manchester United.


“Half way through listening to @4PlanB's new album 'ill Manors'. This is some real powerful stuff!! Everything Ben Drew touches turns to gold.”

Marvin Sordell gives us the best of both worlds, representing Team GB at the Games, and shares his latest tunes with us while relaxing in the Olympic village.


“3 years ago today football lost a true legend in sir bobby robson. A great manager and a great man. Gone but never forgotten. RIP Sir Bobby”

Titus Bramble remember former Newcastle United and England manager Sir Bobby Robson.


“A combo of the rugrats & excitement for tonight's game prevented me from chilling in bed this morning, 7.45pm can't come quick enough.”

Joleon Lescott picks the lesser of two evils, ahead of Manchester City's pre-season clash with Oldham Athletic, giving him a chance to relax.

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