Rafael Nadal has become the first tennis player to exceed six million Twitter followers, making him one of the 200 most-followed accounts on the social-media service.
Rafa uses his account to update his fans, in both Spanish and English, about his news on and off the court and to share photos and videos. He currently follows 74 Twitter accounts, including those of NBA star Pau Gasol, Cristiano Ronaldo, Fernando Alonso, yours truly Rafael Nadal Fans and the Royal Spanish Football Federation.
Exactly 1000 days have passed since Rafa’s first tweet on August 2, 2011. Doing the match, that means that an average of 6000 people from all over the world follow @RafaelNadal on Twitter every day. Are you one of those? If not, you should! 🙂
How long do you think will it take Rafa to reach ten million followers? Plus, who do you think will be the next tennis player to reach the same number of followers as Rafa? Tell us your best guess below. VAMOS RAFA!