Twitter Round-Up: What The Footballers Are Saying Today rounds up some of the interesting things that are being said on Twitter...
"Congratulations Leo! It was a very special night!"

Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta congratulates Lionel Messi for winning the FIFA Ballon d'Or. (

"I'll send you a pic of me with the shocking underwear wearer 2mo tweeps!"

Manchester United centre-back Rio Ferdinand asks his fans to hold their breath until Wednesday.

"@ochocinco. Wow!! Today is the day! I just wake up now! Yesterday was a really hard day!! Are u ready mate?? I'm expecting a lot from u!!"

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique seems to have woken up in late afternoon today. (

“Congratulations to my brother, another good step, with your goal and your victory! You will slowly return to being the best in the world!”

Brazilian legend Ronaldo congratulates compatriot Kaka on his return from injury.

And Kaka responds: “Thanks, phenomenon.” (

"big week ahead! Barnsley at home @hcafc and villa in the derby match @#avfc !!! Come on lads"

Brad Guzan
looks ahead to this week's action. (

"Afternoon tweeps! How cold is it today? Wow the wind is cold!!"

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere feels the cold in London. (

"Wasn't thinking this morning... had recorded BCS Championship game to watch later and didn't want to know score ... #whydidIopentwitter ???"

Bolton Wanderers midfielder Stuart Holden is interested in another type of football. (

"Messi Balon De Oro...."

Short and simple from Villarreal striker Giuseppe Rossi. (

"Don't change your status, like 500 times a day. It's not cool! it would just let everyone know how lifeless you are."

A nice message from
Mallorca midfielder Jonathan de Guzman (from last week, though) (

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