Word on the Tweet: Owen and Phil Neville go nutty for Pancake Day

Two former Manchester United stars can’t wait to get tucked into the tasty treat, while their team-mate Rio Ferdinand is hoping to go to Brazil, not to play but to party
Pancake day has come round again and footballers prove they’re like the rest of us and enjoy tucking into something sweet.

Elsewhere, Rio Ferdinand wants to travel to Brazil to party and Michael Owen believes his old club Liverpool are on the up despite losing to West Brom and Suso prepare for the Reds’ Europa League match on Thursday by getting a haircut.

Read on for all this and more in Goal.com’s latest offering of Word on the Tweet.

“It wasn't the result I wished to celebrate my 200th game. Anyway thanks for the messages #ynwa .”

Losing 2-0 at home to West Brom wasn’t the result Lucas was hoping for - following late Gareth McAuley and Romelu Lukaku strikes.

“I see much more in Liverpool to be optimistic about than I did 3 months ago. A couple of quality additions in the summer could do the trick.”

Former Liverpool striker Michael Owen still see’s plenty for his old club to be positive about.

“The Rio Carnival is an event I can't wait to attend once i retire (no jokes please, I'm touchy about my age!!) The vibe looks unreal #Brazil”

Rio Ferdinand sets his sights on going to Brazil… to dance.

“So hungry for success it hurts!”

Wilfried Zaha is striving to achieve at Crystal Palace before joining Manchester United in the summer.

“Morning all pancake day today will post some pictures at tea time of my efforts-have a great day work hard!”

Everton’s Phil Neville is getting ready to get cooking up some pancakes in the kitchen.

“Pancake Day! I love it. Can't decide what topping to have. Lemon and Sugar or Banana and Nutella are at the top of my list! #pancaketopping”

Second part of an Owen double-header. This time the Stoke City striker can’t decide what to have on his pancake.

“Hi guys! I'm back on twitter and slowly going to start tweeting again. Thank you all for the great support and birthday tweets!”

Ex-Spurs man Rafael van der Vaart returns to tweeting after taking a break.

“Training done.. Now getting my hair cut and resting. Tomorrow travelling for the UEFA game.”

Suso has a busy day - training, haircut and getting a rest, before travelling for Liverpool’s Europa League match on Thursday.