FOOTIE TWEETS: Mascherano, Torres, Oscar and Ramires prepare for World Cup qualifiers

The upcoming World Cup qualifiers are the main attraction in football this week and as players left their respective domestic clubs to join their national teammates, they took to twitter to showcase t

The upcoming World Cup qualifiers are the main attraction in football this week and as players left their respective domestic clubs to join their national teammates, they took to twitter to showcase the time spent with their countrymen.

Barcelona’s Javier Mascherano prepares for Spain’s qualifier with Belarus and La Roja be looking for a win to cement their place in Brazil.

Mascherano’s Spain teammates Juan Mata and Pepe Reina share a photo in Palma.

And Chelsea fans will be hoping Fernando Torres can reignite the form he had back when he was scoring goals for Spain in 2005.

Steven Defour and Thibaut Courtois show the relaxed feeling in the Belgian camp before their away tie against Croatia.

West Bromwich Albion defender Martin Olsson gathers his Swedish teammates for a team photo before their qualifier against Austria.

Premier League stars Oscar, Lucas Leiva and Ramires share a snap before Brazil’s friendly with South Korea.

Tottenham’s on-loan QPR midfielder Tom Carroll shares his delight with the England U21 side after defeating San Marino 4-1 on Thursday.

Congratulations to Scottish international Robert Snodgrass who welcomed his newborn child to the world via twitter!

Manchester City’sMicah Richards and Joleon Lescott having some fun away from the training pitch!

And finally, Twitter regular Joey Barton leaves us with some wisdom for the weekend…

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