For this week’s #OnlyOnTwitter, we bring you three legends of sports.
Fifteen years ago, boxing champion Mike Tyson fought Evander Holyfield. What made headlines wasn’t the winner of the match, it was that Tyson bit off a piece of Holyfield’s ear. Today, they’re both on Twitter.
@MikeTyson @WBCBoxing as I recall u bit both of my ears....other 1 wasn't marinated n my RealDealBBQ sauce. LOL! It's all good bro!— Evander Holyfield (@holyfield) June 29, 2012International soccer superstar @Pelé joined Twitter only in April of this year, but he’s already fitting right in. Here’s a picture he shared recently:
I’m almost always in a good mood and happy with my life. twitter.com/Pele/status/21…— Pelé (@Pele) June 18, 2012A welcome Tweet to another soccer great:
Welcome my good friend @Beckenbauer. God bless Der Kaiser!— Pelé (@Pele) June 20, 2012And he conducted a Twitter Q&A with some of his fans:
Hello everyone, I have some time to answer your questions. What would you like to ask? Send them to me with #AskPele— Pelé (@Pele) June 27, 2012And then, like the rest of us, Pelé stopped to watch #Euro2012:
Thanks for all the questions! Time to watch #Euro2012.— Pelé (@Pele) June 27, 2012Find more #OnlyOnTwitter moments from the world of sports here.
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