Only two of the top ten Premier League posts are not elegies to the Golden Kid, Maradona, but all winning tweets this week share two things in common: relevance & authenticity.
1. Liverpool FC: Simple, timely Reds condolences to a ‘true great of the game’.
2. Manchester United: United mourns the loss of ‘one of the great icons’ with a 1980s FCB photo.
3. Chelsea FC: The Blues pay tribute to the ‘genius of his art’ and ‘master of our game’.
4. Arsenal FC: Classic photo of Diego, Henry and Pires at the Amsterdam Tournament in 2005.
5. Manchester City FC: A convivial photo of Aguero with father-in-law-at-the-time Maradona.
6. Tottenham Hotspur FC: Pochettino with Maradona in 2017 after Spurs’ 4-1 rout of Liverpool.
7. Leeds United FC No Leeds-relevant Maradona photo, just an authentic: Artist. Icon. Legend.
8. The People’s Club eulogise for ‘one of the very best to grace our game’.
9. Tribute pai d to Papa Bouba Diop with his 25-yard zinger against Man Utd.
10. Heartfelt gesture from Jack Grealish to disabled Blues fan whom he buys a PS5.