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Soccer's Kaka tops 10 million followers on Twitter

Updated: April 25, 2012, 11:22 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Meet the king of the sporting Twittersphere: Brazilian soccer star Kaka.

The Real Madrid midfielder on Wednesday became the first athlete to amass 10 million followers on the social networking site.

"Thank youuuuu. To celebrate I'll make a twitcam" wrote the 30-year-old Kaka, who at the last count had 10,012,862 Twitter fans.

He's nowhere close to Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber -- who each have more than 20 million followers -- but it's not a bad haul for a player whose ...

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