English footballers (and former footballers) have certainly upper their social media game in recent months.
Case in point is this recent Twitter exchange between ex Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher and some bloke called Peter Applewoe who, according to his profile, loves a bit of banter.
When he randomly (and creepily?) asked the footballer out for a beer, Carragher fired up the Banterbot 3000 and hit back with this cutting response.
.@PeterApplewoe if you change that profile picture maybe, as you do look very boring.
— Jamie Carragher (@Carra23) October 2, 2014