Summer in Europe brings about many things, most notably holidays for players and offseason transfers.
It is also cricket season in the UK and nothing is bigger than the Ashes between England and Australia which kicked off on Wednesday.
Good luck @KP24 and the boys today lets keep these ashes were they belong!— phil neville18 (@fizzer18) July 10, 2013
Whilst Neville's former United teammate Rio Ferdinand used Twitter for some harmless self-promotion.
Rio Ferdinand (@rioferdy5) July 9, 2013
Additionally, Premier League clubs take off to all corners of the glove for preseason trips during this time of year. Manchester City skipper Vincent Kompany was eagerly anticipating the clubs preseason journey to South Africa.
Vincent Kompany (@VincentKompany) July 10, 2013
Daniel Alves (@DaniAlvesD2) July 10, 2013
Translation: "Style beach model" lol photo by @ carvalhothaissa."
Schalke and USA midfielder Jermaine Jones was thrilled with the work done on his pimpin' wheels.
Thanks to jkplatinum for pimping my Escalate!!! Amazing work bro. http://t.co/K8IvZ1eGAd— Jermaine Jones (@Jermainejunior) July 10, 2013
Bryan Oviedo (@Bryan_Oviedo) July 9, 2013
Romelu Lukaku (@RomeluLukaku9) July 10, 2013
This one to my people in Norwich and all around England. U say its hot in UK. I hope u Rethink that : pic.twitter.com/TfQ8A1A0Mo— KEI KAMARA (@keikamara) July 9, 2013
Internship and this is the end are amazing! Classic vinny v and rogen!— Jem Karacan (@JemKaracan4) July 9, 2013
Estoy con muchas ganas e ilusión para poder afrontar este reto! pic.twitter.com/u7ZIhaiUae— gerard deulofeu (@gerardeulofeu) July 10, 2013
Translation: "I'm really really happy and excited to meet this challenge!"
Jozy Altidore (@JozyAltidore) July 9, 2013
He then made an immediate impact, scoring in the preseason friendly against a local XI.
Jozy Altidore (@JozyAltidore) July 10, 2013
And our favourite Twitter contributor Joey Barton was at it again, suggesting he was one of very few loathed sports fans getting around these days following Andy Murray's victory at Wimbledon.
This pool of sportsman that are despised is shrinking with that victory by Murray. I'm starting to get lonely... #comebackandy— Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) July 7, 2013