Word on the Tweet: Lineker cautious over World Cup following Brazil riots

Former England international Gary Lineker hopes the troubles do not return for next year's competition and asks when his nation will get the chance to hold the tournament
Gary Lineker is hoping for a quick resolution to the riots in Brazil during the Confederations Cup and wonders when it will be England's turn to host an international competition.

Elsewhere, one Premier League superstar stays up late for last night's important NBA clash whilst a recently released defender struggles to stay awake.

A one-time England international hints at a transfer whilst another pokes fun at Peter Crouch. Read all about it in today's edition of Word on the Tweet...

"Hope Brazil resolve their issues and host WC without problems. Think though,the only way England will ever host it again will be by default."
Gary Lineker reflects on the recent riots in Brazil and ponders when England will have the chance to host the World Cup.

"Spain 1st in the group, so will not play with full strength. Could be our chance(1998). Tahiti defend well, we get a chance to advance."
West Brom's Peter Odemwingie is feeling optimistic about Nigeria's chances of progressing in the Confederations Cup.

"Worth waiting up for!!! heatnation unbelievable series though"
Tottenham midfielder Tom Huddlestone stay up past his bedtime to watch Miami Heat claim the NBA title...

"As good as this game has been I don't want it to go into overtime because I'm soooo tired and need to sleep."
...although it's all getting too much for former Sunderland man Titus Bramble, who was desperate for the game to end so he could head off to sleep. It was near 5am, so we'll forgive you Titus.

"Off to bed can't say I'm looking forward to returning to the Bolton Climate. Oh well might not be for long!! Night"
Bolton striker Kevin Davies tweets on his last night in Las Vegas, hinting at a possible move away from his club amid rumours of a re-union with Owen Coyle at Wigan. Oh, you tease.

"10x45 seconds runs on the beach done now time for breakfast then I aint moving from my sun bed all day!!"
Life is hard for Phil Neville, who has significantly reduced his training regime since retiring from professional football.

"Just seen Peter Crouch there, laying on the green he was catching a few rays..."
Joey Barton posts a photo (left) of a scrawny insect he found on the golf course and sees a resemblance to Peter Crouch. Don't be so mean, Joey. You're normally as good as gold.

"Congratulations! to my Good Friend @VirgilvDijk with his move to Celtic. Well done. #Succes"
Chelsea youngster Jeffrey Bruma congratulates compatriot Virgil van Dijk on his move to Celtic.