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Friday, August 24, 2012
Armstrong among most-followed athletes

By Darren Rovell

Lance Armstrong, who has often taken to Twitter to state his case to his 3.6 million followers, is among the most-followed athletes on Twitter.

My official statement re: @usantidoping's pitiful charade bit.ly/Ozm7XZ

— Lance Armstrong (@lancearmstrong) August 24, 2012


1. Cristiano Ronaldo (@cristiano), 12.4 million followers
2. Kaka (@KAKA), 12.3 million followers
3. Shaquille O'Neal (@SHAQ), 6.1 million followers
4. LeBron James (@KingJames), 5.8 million followers
5. Neymar (@Njr92), 5 million followers
6. Wayne Rooney (@WayneRooney), 4.7 million followers
7. Ronaldinho (@10Ronaldinho), 4.4 million followers
8. Andres Iniesta (@andresiniesta8), 4.2 million followers
9. Cesc Fabregas (@cesc4official), 3.9 million followers
10. Gerard Pique (@3gerardpique), 3.78 million followers
11. Dwyane Wade (@DwyaneWade), 3.71 million followers
12. Chad Johnson (@ochocinco), 3.67 million followers
13. Lance Armstrong (@lancearmstrong), 3.6 million followers